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Our School

Boulder Universal (BU) is BVSD's online school, offering virtual classes for K-12 to a wide variety of students. Boulder Universal is a public school funded by the state and accredited with the Colorado Department of Education. E​very student receives quality differentiated content, support from a mentor and counselor, and academic assistance from the best instructors in the online teaching community.​​​ We offer two programs; our asynchronous K-12 program and our synchronous K-8 Link program. 

Our Mission

is to support a diverse community of learners engaged in an academically challenging, personalized learning environment that inspires them to pursue their goals with confidence.

BU K-12
BU is a Google-connected school that utilizes Google products and devices through Schoology’s Learning Management System to provide asynchronous, online academic content. We provide support for students whose individual needs make attendance at a traditional school challenging.

Full-Time Students:
Elementary: Students take four classes: Literacy (Reading and Writing), Math, Science, and Social Studies. Students have the opportunity to have small group and individual meetings, supports, and conferences with their teachers.

Middle School: Students take Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, and one elective class each semester. Students have opportunities to participate and create student-led clubs. They also have the possibility to participate in their home attendance school's extracurricular activities

High School: Most students take six classes plus Advisory each semester. BU students have the option to participate in their home attendance school's extracurricular activities. BU's students can also participate in CHSAA sanctioned athletics & activities. Please check with your home attendance school Athletic Director for more information.

BU Link K-8
BU Link is a fully synchronous K-8 school.  Students will use Google-connected products, SeeSaw (K-4th grade) and Schoology (5th-8th grade).  All classes are taught by BU Teachers and are fully aligned to BVSD curriculum and standards.  Students take literacy, math, social studies, science, and electives/specials classes.

Full-Time Students:
Elementary:  Daily schedules are very similar to brick and mortar classrooms.  Students attend online classes from 8:45-3:45.  Attempts to limit screen time are taken advantage of when it makes educational sense.  Opportunities for small group or individual support from a teacher are available.

Middle School:  Students have 4 core classes and 1 elective class.  In addition to coursework, students have weekly sessions to help students with social/emotional learning, small group instruction, and individual support from teachers. 

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.