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 grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 6% 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 Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Borah Senior High School Students 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 0.42 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 (2001-2013)
Asian
6%
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian (2001-2013)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Borah Senior High School Hispanic (2001-2013)
Black
5%
1%
Borah Senior High School Black (2001-2013)
White
75%
78%
Borah Senior High School White (2001-2013)
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.
0.42 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 96% over five 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 Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 82%
Boise Independent  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $6 MM
District Spending $248 MM $6 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Language Academy (0.6 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
  • BoiseGrace Jordan Elementary School
    6411 West Fairfield
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)854-5580
    0.5 mi | 632 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • BoiseLanguage Academy
    334 South Cole Rd
    BoiseID 83709
    (208)854-5220
    0.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • BoiseAda County Juvenile Center
    Alternative School
    6300 Denton St
    BoiseID 83704
    (208)854-4150
    Alternative School

    0.9 mi | 23 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • BoiseInspire Virtual Charter School
    Charter School
    6128 West Fairview
    BoiseID 83702
    (208)322-4002
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 658 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BoiseHillcrest Elementary School
    2045 South Pond St
    BoiseID 83705
    (208)854-5080
    1.5 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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