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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

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 1,502 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-13
Total Students1,502 students
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Total Classroom Teachers85 teachers
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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 2015-16 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)
Overall School Rank
34%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Borah Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
8%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
75%
76%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Borah Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.420.30
This chart display the diversity score of Borah Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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