Borah Senior High School

Borah Senior High School serves 1,439 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 22%.
Borah Senior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the ID state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1439 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,439 students
Borah Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Borah Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Borah Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same 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 16:1 16:1
Borah Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
10%
16%
Borah Senior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
4%
1%
Borah Senior High School Black (2001-2012)
White
76%
78%
Borah Senior High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Borah Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Borah Senior High School Sta Ethnicity
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
Borah Senior High School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
39%
39%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
10%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,073 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Boise Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 28,073 591
Boise Independent  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 82%
Boise Independent  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $248 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $10,010
Boise Independent  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,701 $9,580
Boise Independent  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Language Academy (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ada County Juvenile Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Jordan Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boise Grace Jordan Elementary School
    6411 West Fairfield
    Boise , ID 83709
    (208)854-5580
    0.5  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Boise Language Academy
    334 South Cole Rd
    Boise , ID 83709
    (208)854-5220
    0.7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Boise Ada County Juvenile Center
    Alternative School
    6300 Denton St
    Boise , ID 83704
    (208)854-4150
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Boise Hillcrest Elementary School
    2045 South Pond St
    Boise , ID 83705
    (208)854-5080
    1.4  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Boise Inspire Virtual Charter School
    Charter School
    6128 West Fairview
    Boise , ID 83702
    (208)322-4002
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  732  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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Did You Know?
Boise, ID public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.30, which is higher than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Boise is Jefferson Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.