Hillside Junior High School

Hillside Junior High School serves 606 students in grades 7 - 9.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the ID average of 20:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Hillside Junior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 606 students has grown by 37% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 606 students
Hillside Junior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Hillside Junior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Hillside Junior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Hillside Junior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 20:1
Hillside Junior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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.
0.41 0.29
Hillside Junior High School Diversity Score (2001-2014)
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.
36%
37%
Hillside Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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%
Hillside Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 27,275 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,523 is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,573 is higher than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has grown by 15% 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 (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $242 MM $5 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $244 MM $5 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,523 $9,564
Boise Independent  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,573 $8,998
Boise Independent  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Idaho Connects Online School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Idaho Connects Online School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Collister Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BoiseCollister Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 256 students4426 Catalpa Dr
    BoiseID 83703
    (208)854-4650
    0.6PK-6256
  • Boise William Howard Taft Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 345 students3722 Anderson St
    BoiseID 83703
    (208)854-6180
    1PK-6345
  • BoiseCynthia Mann Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 451 students5401 West Castle Dr
    BoiseID 83703
    (208)854-4680
    1.5PK-6451
  • BoiseLowell Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: PK-6 | 377 students1507 North 28th St
    BoiseID 83703
    (208)854-5480
    1.6PK-6377
  • Garden CityAnser Charter School
    Charter School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 365 students202 East 42nd St
    Garden CityID 83714
    (208)426-9840
    1.7PK-8365

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