Basalt school information

IndexBasaltColoradoNational
Average Test Scores34%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:117:116:1
Total public schools31,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The Basalt, CO educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Basalt public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 2% higher than than the Colorado average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Basalt public schools is 15:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.6% have completed high school, 56.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Basalt are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Basalt.
  • 91.6% of people in Basalt have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.6% of people in Basalt have completed high school.
  • 56.8% of people in Basalt have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Basalt

IndexBasaltColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school91.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college76.6%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.0%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.8%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Basalt (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woody Creek, CO27257%16%
Aspen, CO6,78848%3%
Carbondale, CO6,57133%34%
Basalt, CO3,78334%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Evergreen, AL3,78327%45%
Yellow Springs, OH3,78483%68%
Nome, AK3,78236%27%
Pelham, GA3,78225%50%
Ashburn, GA3,78223%52%
Basalt, CO3,78334%30%
Source: The Basalt, CO education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.