Borah Senior High School

6001 Cassia Street
Boise, ID 83709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Borah Senior High School serves 1,488 students in grades 9-13.
Borah Senior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is equal to the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Borah Senior High School's student population of 1,488 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students1,488 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

Borah Senior High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Borah Senior High School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#294 out of 676 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
13%
18%
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Black
8%
1%
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White
72%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.460.40
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Graduation Rate
84%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Borah Senior High School is Ada County Juvenile Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grace Jordan Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boise Grace Jordan Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 486 students
    0.5 miles
    6411 West Fairfield
    Boise, ID 83709
    (208) 854-5580
    0.5 PK-6 486
  • Boise Ada County Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Grades: 5-12 | 12 students
    0.9 miles
    6300 Denton Street
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 854-4150
    0.9 5-12 12
  • Boise Hillcrest Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 356 students
    1.4 miles
    2045 South Pond Street
    Boise, ID 83705
    (208) 854-5080
    1.4 PK-6 356
  • Boise Inspire Virtual Charter School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 1,007 student
    1.5 miles
    600 North Steelhead Way Buildi
    Boise, ID 83702
    (208) 322-4002
    1.5 PK-12 1,007
  • Boise Jefferson Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 284 students
    1.6 miles
    200 South Latah Street
    Boise, ID 83705
    (208) 854-5260
    1.6 PK-6 284

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