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For BVSD Open Enrollment policy follow this link: 
 All meetings address grades K-8. Parents and perspective middle schoolers are invited to attend.
However we are unable to accommodate younger children.
Horizons does not permit individual tours or visits outside of scheduled Open Enrollment Meetings 
Open Enrollment Meeting Dates and Tours 
November 16 530 PM in conjunction with Horizons Parent Council
December 13  8:45 AM
For information about Horizons Open Enrollment preferences, visit the Open Enrollment page on this website.


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Aligning with a trend for school districts across the nation, the Boulder Valley School District has been in declining enrollment since 2018 and anticipates a gradual decline in enrollment in future years. This drop follows a declining overall birth rate and a growing tendency for families to delay having children. In BVSD, the high cost of housing coupled with limited housing stock inhibits the ability of families with young children to live in our district. COVID-related enrollment loss accelerated the anticipated decline dramatically. 

Read More about Upcoming Board Discussions Regarding Declining Enrollment
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While, Boulder Valley School District Policy KI-R - Visitor Management Procedures requires all employees to wear their IDs at all times and for visitors to be clearly identified, students have traditionally been encouraged, but not required, to visibly wear their ID badges. This year, Boulder High School decided to go a step further.

Read More about Prompted by safety incidents, Boulder High School requires students to wear student IDs
Bus Training

The Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) was recently awarded $832,150 from the Colorado 2023 School Access for Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Program. The grant amount will fund the installation of technology  to boost signals for two-way radio communications as well as the purchase of two-way radios for members of the Safety, Security and Emergency Services team.

Read More about BVSD awarded School Access for Emergency Response (SAFER) grant funds
SRP Buttons

New Lockdown and Secure activation buttons installed in schools this summer, are designed to be easier for staff  to see and activate when needed and reduce accidental triggers. Together with the buttons, new pre-recorded audio plays during the event and provides clear instructions on necessary actions.

Read More about New Lockdown/Secure activation buttons and emergency announcements support swift access and response in BVSD schools