600 Southside Drive
Basalt, CO 81621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Basalt High School serves 481 students in grades 9-12.
Basalt High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Basalt High School's student population of 481 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Basalt High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Basalt High School is 0.51, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#606 out of 1783 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
59%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
38%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Top 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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