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39%
  • Basalt Middle School
  • 51 School Street, Basalt
  • Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
33%
  • Basalt Elementary School
  • 151 East Cottonwood Drive, Basalt
  • Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 648
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
32%
  • Basalt High School
  • 600 Southside Drive, Basalt
  • Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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.

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%

Basalt, CO School Districts

Roaring Fork School District RE-1

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Basalt. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Basalt, CO schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Basalt, CO, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Basalt schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Basalt, CO schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Evergreen, AL3,78327%45%
Yellow Springs, OH3,78483%68%
Pelham, GA3,78225%50%
Ashburn, GA3,78223%52%
Nome, AK3,78236%27%
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.
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