Clair E. Gale Junior High School

955 Garfield St,

Idaho Falls, ID, 83401-2902

Tel: (208)525-7720
Grades: 7-9

566 students

Clair E. Gale Junior High School serves 566 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
Clair E. Gale Junior High School operates within the Idaho Falls School District.

Overview

The student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 566 students
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Clair E. Gale Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School American Indian (2002-2012)
Asian
n/a
1%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
27%
16%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Black (2001-2011)
White
68%
78%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Clair E. Gale Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Clair E. Gale Junior 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.
0.47 0.37
Clair E. Gale Junior 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.
n/a
39%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2011)
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.
n/a
10%
Clair E. Gale Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,211 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Idaho Falls School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
3
Number of Students Managed 10,211 526
Idaho Falls  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $6 MM
Idaho Falls  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $70 MM $6 MM
Idaho Falls  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,082 $10,010
Idaho Falls  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,707 $9,580
Idaho Falls  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 Eastern Id Prof-tech High School (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is 3-b Dentention Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dora Erickson Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Idaho Falls Dora Erickson Elementary School
    850 Cleveland St
    Idaho Falls , ID , 83401
    (208)525-7612
    0.2  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Idaho Falls Eastern Id Prof-tech High School
    Vocational School
    690 John Adams Parkway
    Idaho Falls , ID , 83401
    (208)525-7513
    Vocational School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Idaho Falls Idaho Falls Senior High School
    601 South Homes Ave
    Idaho Falls , ID , 83401
    (208)525-7740
    0.8  mi  |  1149  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Idaho Falls Linden Park Elementary School
    1305 9th St
    Idaho Falls , ID , 83404
    (208)525-7642
    0.8  mi  |  518  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Idaho Falls Emerson High School Altern
    Alternative School
    335 5th St
    Idaho Falls , ID , 83401
    (208)524-7800
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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