Borah Senior High School

6001 Cassia Street
Boise, ID 83709
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,287 students in grades 9-12, Borah Senior High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 90% (Top 30% in ID)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Borah Senior High School's student population of 1,287 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,287 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
84 teachers
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School Rankings

Borah Senior High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 709 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Borah Senior High School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (ID)
#395 out of 709 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Borah Senior High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
36%
42%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
54%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Borah Senior High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Borah Senior High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Borah Senior High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Asian
3%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
14%
19%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
1%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
White
73%
74%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Borah Senior High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Idaho.
0.45
This chart displays the diversity score of Borah Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90%
80%
This chart displays graduation rate of Borah Senior High School and public school graduation rate of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
20%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Borah Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
6%
This chart displays 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 2020-21 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Borah Senior High School's ranking?
Borah Senior High School is ranked #395 out of 709 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Borah Senior High School often compared to?
Borah Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Boise Senior High School, Mountain View High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% ID state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% ID state average).
What is the graduation rate of Borah Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Borah Senior High School is 90%, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 80%.
How many students attend Borah Senior High School?
1,287 students attend Borah Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
73% of Borah Senior High School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Borah Senior High School?
Borah Senior High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Borah Senior High School offer ?
Borah Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Borah Senior High School part of?
Borah Senior High School is part of Boise Independent School District.
In what neighborhood is Borah Senior High School located?
Borah Senior High School is located in the Boise Bench neighborhood of Boise, ID. There are 10 other public schools located in Boise Bench.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 90% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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