Payette Primary School

Payette Primary School serves 513 students in grades PK-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the ID average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 22%.
Payette Primary School operates within the Payette Joint School District.

Overview

The student population of 513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-3
Total Students 513 students
Payette Primary School Total Students (1993-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Payette Primary School Total Classroom Teachers (1993-2012)
Students by Grade Payette Primary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 21:1 16:1
Payette Primary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1993-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Payette Primary School Asian (2005-2010)
Hispanic
35%
16%
Payette Primary School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
n/a
1%
Payette Primary School Black (2007-2011)
White
61%
78%
Payette Primary School White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Payette Primary School Sch Ethnicity Payette Primary 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.
0.51 0.37
Payette Primary 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.
71%
39%
Payette Primary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2012)
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.
7%
10%
Payette Primary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,551 students has grown by 304% over five years.
School District Name Payette Joint School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 1,551 526
Payette Joint  School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $6 MM
Payette Joint  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $11 MM $6 MM
Payette Joint  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $32,796 $10,010
Payette Joint  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $29,689 $9,580
Payette Joint  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 Payette Alternative High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Wicap (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Payette Payette Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    20 North 12th St
    Payette , ID , 83661
    (208)642-4705
    Alternative School
    0.2  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Payette Wicap
    Special Education School
    315 South Main St
    Payette , ID , 83661
    (208)642-9086
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Payette Westside Elementary School
    609 North 5th St
    Payette , ID , 83661
    (208)642-3241
    0.6  mi  |  247  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Payette Mc Cain Middle School
    400 North Iowa Ave
    Payette , ID , 83661
    (208)642-4122
    0.7  mi  |  352  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Payette Payette High School
    1500 6th Ave South
    Payette , ID , 83661
    (208)642-3327
    0.7  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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