Rigby Junior High School

125 North 1st West St

Rigby, ID 83442-1304

Tel: (208)745-6674
Grades: 8-9

679 students

Rigby Junior High School serves 679 students in grades 8-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
Rigby Junior High School operates within the Jefferson County Jt School District.

Overview

The student population of 679 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-9
Total Students 679 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade Rigby Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is equal to 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 20:1 16:1
Hispanic
14%
16%
White
83%
78%
All Ethnic Groups Rigby Junior High School Sch Ethnicity Rigby 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.
0.29 0.29
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.
31%
39%
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.
13%
10%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,910 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson County Jt School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 4,910 591
Jefferson County Jt  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $6 MM
Jefferson County Jt  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $30 MM $6 MM
Jefferson County Jt  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,148 $10,010
Jefferson County Jt  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $6,365 $9,580
Jefferson County Jt  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 Rigby Senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Midway Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harwood Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RigbyHarwood Elementary School
    200 West 3rd North
    RigbyID 83442
    (208)745-7613
    0.4 mi | 421 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RigbyJefferson Virtual School
    3850 East 300 North
    RigbyID 83442
    (208)745-6693
    0.8 mi | 4 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • RigbyRigby Senior High School
    290 North 3800 East St
    RigbyID 83442
    (208)745-7704
    1.2 mi | 866 students | Gr. 10-12                      
  • RigbySouth Fork Elementary School
    327 North 4100 East
    RigbyID 83442
    (208)745-7085
    1.8 mi | 738 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RigbyJefferson Elementary School
    306 North 3700 East
    RigbyID 83442
    (208)745-0758
    2.2 mi | 765 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Jefferson County, 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 0.28, which is lower than the Idaho average of 0.29. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.