Basin School District  072


Educating today’s children for tomorrow’s world

Academic excellence, innovation in teaching and learning, and strong community relationships are priorities within the Basin 72 School District. The District sets high expectations for academic success and strong character for all students preschool through grade 12, and takes pride in attracting and retaining outstanding administrators, faculty and staff who exemplify these high standards. Basin strives for small class sizes which allow for more individualized instruction to provide the highest quality of education possible. The arts, sciences and humanities are complemented by a strong program of extracurricular activities. Basin 72 students develop the character traits of respect, responsibility, citizenship and integrity which prepare them with the necessary skills to be college or career ready and contributing members of society.

Overarching Goals

Goal 1: Deliver an excellent, comprehensive and aligned Preschool-12 curriculum with effective instruction which leads to maximizing students’ achievement and preparing them for life in the 21 st Century.
Goal 2: Attract and retain well-trained professional employees and provide the professional resources and development to ensure retention and instructional excellence.
Goal 3: Continue to improve communication and engagement with district stakeholders. 
Goal 4: Continue to nurture our district culture of strong character which includes the values of trust, respect, collaboration, professionalism and a strong work ethic. 
Goal 5: Provide a safe and healthy district environment. 
Goal 6: Commit to continuous evaluation and improvement in all areas of our educational program.


All students can learn.

Students learning is the chief priority for the school.

Administrators, Teachers, staff, parents, students and community members share in the responsibility for providing a supportive environment  within the school.

Each student is valued as an individual with unique intellectual, physical, social, emotional needs.

Students learn in different ways and should be  provided with a variety of instructional approaches to support their learning.

Assessments of students learning should provide students with a variety of opportunities to demonstrate their achievement and authentic contexts to apply their learning.

The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners.


Completion of our K-12 program students of Basin 72 should demonstrate:

1. A commitment to life long learning.
2. The ability to think critically, creatively and independently.
3. A well-rounded character that values integrity and a cooperative work ethic.
4. Technologically proficient.
5. A desire for meaningful community service.