Borah Senior High School

  • Borah Senior High School serves 1,563 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the ID average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 23%.
  • Borah Senior High School operates within the Boise Independent School District.
  • Boise Independent School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the ID state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1563 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,563 students
Borah Senior High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Borah Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
Borah Senior High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeBorah Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(ID) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
Borah Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Borah Senior High School American Indian Students (2003-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Borah Senior High School Asian Students (2002-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
17%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
Black
n/a
1%
Borah Senior High School Black Students (2002-2014)
White
n/a
77%
Borah Senior High School White Students (2002-2014)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Borah Senior High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Borah Senior High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.420.38
Borah Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
37%
39%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
6%
10%
Borah Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Boise Independent School District's student population of 26,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,479 in this district is less than the state average of $8,671. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,302 is higher than the state average of $7,847. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
2
Number of Students Managed26,240529
Boise Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate92%85%
Boise Independent School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue$231 MM$5 MM
Boise Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$226 MM$4 MM
Boise Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$8,479$8,671
Boise Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$8,302$7,847
Boise Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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