Borah Senior High School

  • Borah Senior High School serves 1,502 students in grades 9-13.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Borah Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Borah Senior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.
  • Boise Independent School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the Idaho state average of 78%.

Top Placements

Borah Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Borah Senior High School's student population of 1502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students1,502 students
Borah Senior High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Borah Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
Borah Senior High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeBorah Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Borah Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Borah Senior High School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
Borah Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Borah Senior High School American Indian Students (2002-2013)
Asian
4%
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian Students (2001-2016)
Hispanic
12%
18%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
8%
1%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2001-2016)
White
75%
76%
Borah Senior High School White Students (2001-2016)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Borah Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBorah Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.30
Borah Senior High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
87%
78%
Borah Senior High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Borah Senior High School is Boise Independent School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Boise Independent School District's student population of 25,900 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 81% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,413 is higher than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,462 is higher than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    School District NameBoise Independent School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    51
    2
    Number of Students Managed25,900520
    Boise Independent School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    46%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate
    83%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$242 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$244 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,413$9,031
    District Spending / Student$9,462$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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