Basalt High School

600 Southside Drive
Basalt, CO 81621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 451 students in grades 9-12, Basalt High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 32%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 45%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in CO)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

School Overview

Basalt High School's student population of 451 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
451 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Basalt High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,779 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Basalt High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CO)
#409 out of 1779 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Basalt High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-44%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Basalt High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Basalt High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
25-29%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Basalt High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Basalt High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 1999-00 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Basalt High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
53%
35%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Basalt High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Basalt High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
45%
52%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Basalt High School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Basalt High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Basalt High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Colorado.
0.52
This chart displays the diversity score of Basalt High School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
82%
This chart displays graduation rate of Basalt High School and public school graduation rate of Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
30%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Basalt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Basalt High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Basalt High School's ranking?
Basalt High School is ranked #409 out of 1,779 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Basalt High School often compared to?
Basalt High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Aspen High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% CO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Basalt High School?
The graduation rate of Basalt High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 82%.
How many students attend Basalt High School?
451 students attend Basalt High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Basalt High School students are Hispanic, 45% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Basalt High School?
Basalt High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Basalt High School offer ?
Basalt High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Basalt High School part of?
Basalt High School is part of Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 451 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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