Filer High School

  • Filer High School serves 453 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Filer High School placed in the bottom 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 17:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Filer High School operates within the Filer School District.
  • Filer School District's 75-79% graduation rate is lower than the Idaho state average of 78%.

School Overview

  • Filer High School's student population of 453 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students453 students
Filer High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Filer High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Filer High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeFiler High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Filer High School is ranked within the bottom 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Filer High School is 0.33, 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)20-24%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:119:1
Filer High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Filer High School American Indian Students (2012-2013)
Asian
n/a
1%
Filer High School Asian Students (2004-2010)
Hispanic
18%
18%
Filer High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
n/a
1%
Filer High School Black Students (2006-2010)
White
80%
76%
Filer High School White Students (2001-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Filer High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsFiler High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.330.30
Filer High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate75-79%
78%
Filer High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
38%
Filer High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
Filer High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Filer High School is Filer School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Filer School District's student population of 1,614 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 75-79% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,682 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,032 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four school years.
    School District NameFiler School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,614520
    Filer School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    35%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate75-79%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$11 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$12 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,682$9,031
    District Spending / Student$8,032$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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