Birch Elementary School

  • Birch Elementary School serves 608 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the ID average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
  • Birch Elementary School operates within the Vallivue School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 608 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-5
Total Students608 students
Birch Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender %Birch Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Birch Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeBirch Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
Birch Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Birch Elementary School American Indian Students (2003-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Birch Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
19%
17%
Birch Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
1%
1%
Birch Elementary School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
75%
77%
Birch Elementary School White Students (2005-2015)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Birch Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBirch Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.400.38
Birch Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
42%
39%
Birch Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2015)
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.
12%
10%
Birch Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Vallivue School District's student population of 8,209 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,063 in this district is less than the state average of $9,564. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $6,751 is less than the state average of $8,998. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameVallivue School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed8,209529
Vallivue School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$54 MM$5 MM
Vallivue School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$52 MM$5 MM
Vallivue School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$7,063$9,564
Vallivue School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$6,751$8,998
Vallivue School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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