Borah Senior High School

Borah Senior High School serves 1,523 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Borah Senior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.
Boise Independent School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the ID state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 1523 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,523 students
Borah Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Borah Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Borah Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Borah Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 20:1
Borah Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
6%
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
12%
17%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
8%
1%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
74%
77%
Borah Senior High School White Students (2002-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.38
Borah Senior High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
37%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
10%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Boise Independent School District's student population of 27,275 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,523 in this district is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,573 is higher than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Boise Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
2
Number of Students Managed 27,275 530
Boise Independent  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 85%
Boise Independent  School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue $242 MM $5 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $244 MM $5 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $9,523 $9,564
Boise Independent  School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,573 $8,998
Boise Independent  School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Inspire Virtual Charter School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Inspire Virtual Charter School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Jordan Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • BoiseGrace Jordan Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 566 students
    0.5 miles
    6411 West Fairfield
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)854-5580
    0.5PK-6566
  • BoiseHillcrest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 388 students
    1.4 miles
    2045 South Pond St
    BoiseID 83705
    (208)854-5080
    1.4PK-6388
  • BoiseInspire Virtual Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 860 students
    1.5 miles
    600 North Steelhead Way
    BoiseID 83704
    (208)322-4002
    1.5PK-12860
  • BoiseJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 324 students
    1.6 miles
    200 South Latah St
    BoiseID 83705
    (208)854-5260
    1.6PK-6324
  • BoiseKoelsch Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 334 students
    1.7 miles
    2015 North Curtis Rd
    BoiseID 83706
    (208)854-5300
    1.7PK-6334

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