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51 School St

Basalt, CO 81621

(970) 384-5900

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Grades: 5 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 430

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Basalt Middle School

My son started at this school this year in 6th grade! We are very impressed in the academics and the administration! The teachers are great at communication and setting high standards to follow! He has had a great year academically and socially! It is so important to have a great school like this as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

The gem of our district! Bms has the very best staff, with exceptionally low turnover. The positive work environment extends throughout the school, and is evident amongst the students as well. You can tell there is mutual respect between all all areas of the school ---admin, teachers, support staff and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

BMS is an amazing school! They care about kids and meet the needs of all students. So glad my child attends!

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

Basalt Middle School welcomes all students with open enrollment. Our administrators handle all situations with such an open mind and encouragement, I am proud to be part of this school's staff with such a positive attitude. This community is a small, close-knit and diverse population, however everyone...parents ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/09/14

The teachers and principal of the school are very supportive of the students. They strive to have an impact on every child. Academic responsibility is a quality that is stressed, measured and conveyed on a weekly basis. After school activities are plentiful with everything from after-school academic ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

Our school is an amazing place to be. It is filled with eager diverse students, who display their art work around the campus - including a rock garden in the front of the building, they have the best music program in the entire Roaring Fork Valley and the 8th grade Football and Wrestling programs finished ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

My school is a wonderful place for children to learn. We love BMS's teachers and the school climate is all about kids giving their best effort.

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

My child has been very happy at Basalt Middle School. The band program is amazing. The staff are educated and dedicated to helping our kids grow. We do wish they had more science/technology opportunities, though.

Posted by a parent on 04/06/14

Teachers teach the kids to love learning! They also encourage hands on learning!

Posted by a other on 04/14/10

Great staff. Only complaint is no bilingual program continuing from Basalt Elementary.

Posted by a parent on 06/18/09

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Test scores
Test scores for Basalt Middle School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Basalt Middle School
Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Basalt schools — Basalt Middle School is located at 51 School St, Basalt CO 81621. 51 School St is in the 81621 ZIP code in Basalt, CO The school district for Basalt Middle School is the Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1. Basalt Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 5 - 8.
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