Timberline High School

Timberline High School serves 1,109 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Timberline 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 1109 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,109 students
Timberline High School Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Timberline High School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade Timberline High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Timberline High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
1%
Timberline High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
5%
16%
Timberline High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Timberline High School Black (2001-2012)
White
86%
78%
Timberline High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Timberline High School Sch Ethnicity Timberline 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.
0.26 0.48
Timberline 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.
19%
39%
Timberline High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
4%
10%
Timberline High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,476 students has stayed relatively flat 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 25,476 591
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
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 Sage International Charter (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Sage International Charter (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is White Pine Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boise White Pine Elementary School
    401 East Linden St
    Boise , ID , 83706
    (208)854-6530
    0.1  mi  |  515  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Boise Riverside Elementary School
    2100 East Victory
    Boise , ID , 83706
    (208)854-5980
    0.8  mi  |  596  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Boise Liberty Elementary School
    1740 East Bergeson St
    Boise , ID , 83706
    (208)854-5410
    1  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Boise Sage International Charter
    Charter School
    457 East Parkcenter Blvd
    Boise , ID , 83706
    (208)343-7243
    Charter School
    1  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  KG-9
  • Boise Garfield Elementary School
    1914 Broadway Ave
    Boise , ID , 83706
    (208)854-4950
    1.2  mi  |  384  students  |  Gr.  PK-6

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
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 0.35, 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.