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Overview

Public Schools Overview Idaho School Districts by City
Number Of Students 296,161
Number Of Idaho Schools 714
Number Of Idaho School Districts 151
Spending Per Student $6,873

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.9425165183488
4th Grade 46.7205970248007
5th Grade 52.5008515377432
6th Grade 48.2727986979533
7th Grade 50.7340135063872
8th Grade 51.0428522006691
10th Grade 60.6201167636496

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 49.7574655504212
4th Grade 43.9849281701091
5th Grade 38.2630847200697
6th Grade 35.974236683836
7th Grade 37.8802270223849
8th Grade 36.8290271320111
10th Grade 30.5263321645324

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 76.7% 50.9%
Black 1.1% 15.6%
Hispanic 17.2% 24.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 4.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 46.7% 50.9%
English Language Learners 4.5% 8.6%
Students With Disabilities 9.3% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 19.78
AVG FOR NATION 16.11

Idaho Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 1,654,930 321,418,820
Population Density (per sq. mile) 19 90
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 7.3% 6.4%
5-19 Years Old 22.3% 20.0%
20-44 Years Old 32.4% 33.6%
45-64 Years Old 24.7% 26.4%
65 Or Older 13.3% 13.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 592,587 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.1% 86.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.4% 29.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 5.4% 10.2%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.0% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.1% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.0% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.9% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $3,898 $1,154,395,000 56.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $350 $103,571,000 5.1%
Staff $274 $81,139,000 4.0%
General Administration $147 $43,494,000 2.1%
School Administration $366 $108,325,000 5.3%
Operation $584 $172,844,000 8.5%
Transportation $323 $95,596,000 4.7%
Other $158 $46,874,000 2.3%
Total Support $2,201 $651,843,000 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $774 $229,321,000 11.3%
Total Expenditures $6,873 $2,035,559,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,701 $333,638,169,000 52.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $591 $29,412,404,174 4.6%
Staff $492 $24,492,916,000 3.8%
General Administration $209 $10,424,317,000 1.6%
School Administration $594 $29,556,027,000 4.6%
Operation $1,037 $51,633,785,000 8.1%
Transportation $496 $24,688,412,826 3.9%
Other $387 $19,255,863,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,805 $189,463,725,000 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,365 $117,743,383,000 18.4%
Total Expenditures $12,871 $640,845,277,000 100.0%