Welcome to the wonderful world of learning at Basalt Elementary School! This is a very special and important time in your child's life. Early learning is critical to a child's continued success in school and our philosophy in all of our classrooms is to focus on each child's needs to create an environment where all students show success in their learning.

Our school offers the choice of Dual Language Bilingual program at all grade levels. Our school also offers many programs to meet student needs including a Gifted and Talented (PEAK) Program, Environmental Education, Outdoor Education Field Trips, Grade Level Plays, Counseling Services, English Language instruction as well as many others.

Basalt Elementary School is now open to any new enrollments outside of the Basalt attendance area (Old Snowmass to Blue Lake Subdivision).

Office Hours: 7:45am to 4pm
Instruction Hours*

  • 8am Beginning bell for all students
  • School dismisses at 3:20pm

Student Breakfast: 7:30am in the cafeteria

*Wednesday instruction ends at 1:50pm - Early Release Wednesdays

Attendance Line: 970-384-5806

Principal - Suzanne Wheeler-Del Piccolo - 970-384-5801

Assistant Principal - Marisol Henriquez - 970-384-5802

Assistant Principal/Coach - Whitney Bell - 970-384-5859


Upcoming Events

The Pursuit of Excellence is not for the Faint of Heart - Tom Peters

Basalt Elementary School, Basalt Middle School, and Glenwood Springs High School were thrilled to have their student’s growth in achievement honored as being in the top 8% of schools in the State of Colorado.

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