Details overview

What does this school offer? Arts? Sports? Share what you know »
Hours 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM
School leader Steve de Beer
Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

5
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
2
Music
including: Theory
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Design
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
Textiles
World languages taught Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Mathematics
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Adult education
Hybrid / Blended learning
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Project-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

Support

11
Facilities
including: Gym
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Differentiated learning programs
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Playground

Dig deeper

School cultural diversity1

How important is cultural diversity?

Learn how cultural diversity can affect your child's education.


Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 82% 56%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 3%
Two or more races 5% 3%
Hispanic 4% 32%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Black 0% 5%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

1
Clubs
including: Student council / government
Boys sports (misc.) Physical Education
Girls sports (misc.) Physical Education
Clubs Student council / government
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 5:30 PM

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools BVSD middle schools
  Other ACIS schools in Boulder County

Teachers

17
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
Cooking / nutrition teacher
Gardening teacher
Gifted Specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Speech and language therapist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff American Sign Language (ASL)
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Colorado State Dept of Education
  University of Colorado Denver

Enrollment

Learn more Https://www.friendsschoolboulder.org/admissions
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $16000
For the year 2013-2014
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Sliding tuition scale
# of applications received 100
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 52
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012