Bonners Ferry High School

6485 Tamarack Ln,

Bonners Ferry, ID, 83805-8539

Tel: (208)267-3149
Grades: 9-12

486 students

Bonners Ferry High School serves 486 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Bonners Ferry High School operates within the Boundary County School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the ID state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 486 students
Bonners Ferry High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Bonners Ferry High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bonners Ferry 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 0.22 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 16:1 16:1
Bonners Ferry High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
2%
1%
Bonners Ferry High School American Indian (2001-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Bonners Ferry High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
6%
16%
Bonners Ferry High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Bonners Ferry High School Black (2001-2012)
White
88%
78%
Bonners Ferry High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bonners Ferry High School Sch Ethnicity Bonners Ferry 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.
0.22 0.48
Bonners Ferry 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.
30%
39%
Bonners Ferry 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.
15%
10%
Bonners Ferry High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,485 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Boundary County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,485 604
Boundary County  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 76% 82%
Boundary County  School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM n/a
Boundary County  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM n/a
Boundary County  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,657 $0
Boundary County  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,153 $0
Boundary County  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 Riverside High School Alternative (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Boundary County Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley View Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bonners Ferry Valley View Elementary School
    6750 Augusta St
    Bonners Ferry , ID , 83805
    (208)267-5519
    0.2  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Bonners Ferry Boundary County Middle School
    6577 Main St 100
    Bonners Ferry , ID , 83805
    (208)267-5852
    0.9  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bonners Ferry Riverside High School Alternative
    Alternative School
    7128 Kootenai St
    Bonners Ferry , ID , 83805
    (208)267-0887
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  27  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Naples Naples Elementary School
    145 Schoolhouse Rd
    Naples , ID , 83847
    (208)267-2956
    8  mi  |  121  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Troy Mccormick School
    1564 Old Hwy 2 North
    Troy , MT , 59935
    (406)295-4982
    14.2  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - Bonners Ferry High School has a strong tradition, but recently has undergone many staff and leadership changes that have left the school in a state of flux. This school is greatly benefitted by small town values, many staff members are prominent in the community, and school events are also community events. Academically, the school enjoys many young teachers, which makes for dynamical classes yet suffers from a high turnover rate. Athletically, only a few programs (soccer wrestling baseball) consistently compete at the state level, but Bonners Ferry does have a reputation for bringing strong crowds to away games. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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