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Course Selection

​​​​​When selecting courses each year, remember that course selection is a team process that involves students, parents, counselors, and teachers. Students should consider their long-range and career goals and refer to the Graduation Requirements and the college entrance requirements to make sure they're on track!


It is expected that all freshmen and sophomores be enrolled in six (6) classes. Junior and senior students are required to take a minimum of five (5) classes each semester. Students must have a minimum of five classes in order to participate in Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) sanctioned activities (high school sports).


New students are held responsible for District requirements while enrolled in a BVSD school. Coursework completed outside the District will be evaluated for credit and for meeting graduation requirements. In addition, at least two semesters of attendance (a minimum of 50 credits) in a Boulder Valley High School is required to meet District Graduation Requirements for a diploma.


To maintain athletic eligibility, students must take a minimum of 25 credits each semester. If a student fails 10 credits, they are not athletically eligible. There are additional conditions for athletic eligibility. Please contact the Athletic Director or consult the NMSHS Athlete Information page.