Borah Senior High School

Borah Senior High School serves 1,523 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the ID average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), 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 1523 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,523 students
Borah Senior High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Borah Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Borah Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 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 19:1 17:1
Borah Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Borah Senior High School American Indian Students (2001-2013)
Asian
6%
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
5%
1%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2001-2013)
White
75%
78%
Borah Senior High School White Students (2001-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Borah Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown ID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.42 0.29
Borah Senior High School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
42%
38%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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%
9%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,346 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,594 is less than the state average of $10,010. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,701 is higher than the state average of $9,580. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Boise Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
3
Number of Students Managed 28,346 521
Boise Independent  School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 82%
Boise Independent  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $248 MM $6 MM
Boise Independent  School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,594 $10,010
Boise Independent  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,701 $9,580
Boise Independent  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • BoiseGrace Jordan Elementary School
    6411 West Fairfield
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)854-5580
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 632 students                      
  • BoiseLanguage Academy
    334 South Cole Rd
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)854-5220
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-12 | n/a students                      
  • BoiseAda County Juvenile Center
    Alternative School
    6300 Denton St
    BoiseID 83704
    (208)854-4150
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | Gr. 5-12 | 23 students                      
  • BoiseHillcrest Elementary School
    2045 South Pond St
    BoiseID 83705
    (208)854-5080
    1.4 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 294 students                      
  • BoiseInspire Virtual Charter School
    Charter School
    6128 West Fairview
    BoiseID 83702
    (208)322-4002
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 658 students                      

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