Boise, ID
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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Boise


Basin School District Details

Basin School District
100 Centerville Road
Idaho City, ID 83631

363 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

14 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Basin School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Idaho

(10 is best)

Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Basin Elementary School
101 N Elk Creek Rd
Idaho City, ID, 83631
PK-06
Idaho City High School
100 Centerville Rd
Idaho City, ID, 83631
07-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.3% 78.7%
Black 0.8% 1.0%
Hispanic 3.1% 17.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 1.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.5% 48.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 43.0% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,344 $1,615,968 53.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $105 $39,060 1.3%
Staff $0 $0 0.0%
General Administration $40 $14,880 0.5%
School Administration $438 $162,936 5.4%
Operation $1,212 $450,864 15.0%
Transportation $519 $193,068 6.4%
Other $796 $296,112 9.8%
Total Support $3,110 $1,156,920 38.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $634 $235,848 7.8%
Total Expenditures $8,089 $3,009,108 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,972 $1,155,374,972 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $357 $103,954,979 5.0%
Staff $304 $88,330,797 4.2%
General Administration $156 $45,428,696 2.2%
School Administration $378 $110,071,156 5.3%
Operation $619 $180,054,810 8.6%
Transportation $328 $95,501,627 4.6%
Other $163 $47,401,016 2.3%
Total Support $2,306 $670,777,148 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $889 $258,556,754 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,167 $2,084,628,214 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Boise Independent School District Details

Boise Independent School District
8169 W Victory Rd
Boise, ID 83709

26,240 Students enrolled in District

51 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Boise Independent School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Idaho

(10 is best)

Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ada County Juvenile Center School
6300 Denton Street
Boise, ID, 83704
05-12
Adams Elementary School
1725 E Warm Springs Ave
Boise, ID, 83712
PK-06
Amity Elementary School
10000 West Amity Road
Boise, ID, 83709
PK-06
Anser Charter School
202 E. 42 Nd St
Garden City, ID, 83714
PK-08
Boise Senior High School
1010 West Washington St
Boise, ID, 83702
09-12
Borah Senior High School
6001 Cassia Street
Boise, ID, 83709
09-13
Capital Senior High School
8055 Goddard Road
Boise, ID, 83704
09-13
Collister Elementary School
4426 Catalpa Drive
Boise, ID, 83703
PK-06
Cynthia Mann Elementary School
5401 West Castle Drive
Boise, ID, 83703
PK-06
Dehryl A Dennis Prof-Tech Ctr School
8201 W Victory Rd
Boise, ID, 83709
07-12
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.3% 78.7%
Black 3.5% 1.0%
Hispanic 12.4% 17.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.2% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 1.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.6% 48.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.1% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,859 $131,737,208 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $606 $16,429,872 7.3%
Staff $585 $15,860,520 7.0%
General Administration $33 $894,696 0.4%
School Administration $439 $11,902,168 5.3%
Operation $698 $18,924,176 8.4%
Transportation $283 $7,672,696 3.4%
Other $120 $3,253,440 1.4%
Total Support $2,765 $74,964,680 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $729 $19,764,648 8.7%
Total Expenditures $8,352 $226,439,424 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,972 $1,155,374,972 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $357 $103,954,979 5.0%
Staff $304 $88,330,797 4.2%
General Administration $156 $45,428,696 2.2%
School Administration $378 $110,071,156 5.3%
Operation $619 $180,054,810 8.6%
Transportation $328 $95,501,627 4.6%
Other $163 $47,401,016 2.3%
Total Support $2,306 $670,777,148 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $889 $258,556,754 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,167 $2,084,628,214 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Garden Valley School District Details

Garden Valley School District
1076 Banks Lowman Road
Garden Valley, ID 83622

226 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

11 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Garden Valley School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Idaho

(10 is best)

Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Garden Valley School
1076 Banks Lowman Road
Garden Valley, ID, 83622
PK-13
Lowman Elementary School
3484 Banks Lowman Rd
Garden Valley, ID, 83622
PK-06

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.4% 78.7%
Black 1.4% 1.0%
Hispanic 10.8% 17.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.4% 48.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.5% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.9% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,056 $1,404,992 46.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $323 $74,936 2.5%
Staff $39 $9,048 0.3%
General Administration $672 $155,904 5.2%
School Administration $211 $48,952 1.6%
Operation $1,703 $395,096 13.2%
Transportation $1,151 $267,032 8.9%
Other $328 $76,096 2.5%
Total Support $4,427 $1,027,064 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,457 $570,024 19.0%
Total Expenditures $12,940 $3,002,080 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,972 $1,155,374,972 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $357 $103,954,979 5.0%
Staff $304 $88,330,797 4.2%
General Administration $156 $45,428,696 2.2%
School Administration $378 $110,071,156 5.3%
Operation $619 $180,054,810 8.6%
Transportation $328 $95,501,627 4.6%
Other $163 $47,401,016 2.3%
Total Support $2,306 $670,777,148 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $889 $258,556,754 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,167 $2,084,628,214 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Horseshoe Bend School District Details

Horseshoe Bend School District
398 School Drive
Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629

243 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Horseshoe Bend School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Idaho

(10 is best)

Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Horseshoe Bend Elementary School
398 School Drive
Horseshoe Bend, ID, 83629
PK-05
Horseshoe Bend Middle-Sr High School
398 School Drive
Horseshoe Bend, ID, 83629
06-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.3% 78.7%
Black 0.8% 1.0%
Hispanic 8.4% 17.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.7% 1.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 63.8% 48.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 50.6% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.2% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,882 $1,086,960 42.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $757 $211,960 8.3%
Staff $343 $96,040 3.8%
General Administration $814 $227,920 8.9%
School Administration $482 $134,960 5.3%
Operation $868 $243,040 9.5%
Transportation $436 $122,080 4.8%
Other $314 $87,920 3.5%
Total Support $4,014 $1,123,920 44.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,211 $339,080 13.3%
Total Expenditures $9,107 $2,549,960 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,972 $1,155,374,972 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $357 $103,954,979 5.0%
Staff $304 $88,330,797 4.2%
General Administration $156 $45,428,696 2.2%
School Administration $378 $110,071,156 5.3%
Operation $619 $180,054,810 8.6%
Transportation $328 $95,501,627 4.6%
Other $163 $47,401,016 2.3%
Total Support $2,306 $670,777,148 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $889 $258,556,754 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,167 $2,084,628,214 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Idaho Connects Online Charter School District Details

Idaho Connects Online Charter School District
1012 N 18 Th St
Boise, ID 83702

274 Students enrolled in District

2 Schools in District

24 Students Per Classroom (State average is 19)

Idaho Connects Online Charter School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Idaho

(10 is best)

Better than of ID school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Idaho Connects Online Alt School
12639 Explorer Drive Suite 1
Boise, ID, 83713
07-12
Idaho Connects Online School
1 St 6 Th Street North
Nampa, ID, 83687
06-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.6% 78.7%
Black 0.7% 1.0%
Hispanic 12.2% 17.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.5% 1.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 77.4% 48.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 71.9% 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 9.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $2,307 $745,161 59.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $316 $102,068 8.2%
Staff $0 $0 0.0%
General Administration $0 $0 0.0%
School Administration $978 $315,894 25.3%
Operation $0 $0 0.0%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $220 $71,060 5.7%
Total Support $1,514 $489,022 39.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $46 $14,858 1.2%
Total Expenditures $3,867 $1,249,041 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,972 $1,155,374,972 55.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $357 $103,954,979 5.0%
Staff $304 $88,330,797 4.2%
General Administration $156 $45,428,696 2.2%
School Administration $378 $110,071,156 5.3%
Operation $619 $180,054,810 8.6%
Transportation $328 $95,501,627 4.6%
Other $163 $47,401,016 2.3%
Total Support $2,306 $670,777,148 32.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $889 $258,556,754 12.4%
Total Expenditures $7,167 $2,084,628,214 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

School Districts serving Boise, ID

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