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Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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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Overview

Public Schools Overview Idaho School Districts by City
Number Of Students 290,885
Number Of Idaho Schools 755
Number Of Idaho School Districts 161
Spending Per Student $7,167

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 49.4398139781084
4th Grade 50.1888816066315
5th Grade 54.5566490422792
6th Grade 50.7029243676075
7th Grade 53.210346397233
8th Grade 53.9365511864462
10th Grade 61.5977899479531

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 52.3948099903153
4th Grade 47.1474564518662
5th Grade 40.1249142968592
6th Grade 39.441853546395
7th Grade 41.5743298053891
8th Grade 38.8468476896748
10th Grade 31.2363567248768

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 78.7% 52.0%
Black 1.0% 16.2%
Hispanic 17.8% 25.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.3% 1.0%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 48.4% 50.9%
English Language Learners 4.4% 9.1%
Students With Disabilities 9.8% 13.0%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 18.64
AVG FOR NATION 16.15

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 7.1% 6.3%
5-19 Years Old 22.2% 19.8%
20-44 Years Old 32.3% 33.5%
45-64 Years Old 24.6% 26.3%
65 Or Older 13.8% 14.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 589,320 115,879,889
Single Parent Households With Children 9.5% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.5% 86.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 25.9% 29.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 5.6% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,000 10.4% 13.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.0% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.8% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.0% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.8% 15.5%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

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%