Frontier Elementary School

11851 Musket Drive
Boise, ID 83713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Frontier Elementary School serves 372 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Frontier Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Frontier Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

Frontier Elementary School's student population of 372 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students372 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Frontier Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Frontier Elementary School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. 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
#162 out of 682 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
15%
1%
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White
67%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Frontier Elementary School is Centennial High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lowell Scott Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ustick Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boise Ustick Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 440 students
    0.5 miles
    12435 West Ustick Road
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4120
    0.5 PK-5 440
  • Boise Centennial High School Math: 32% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,901 student
    0.7 miles
    12400 West Mcmillan Road
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4250
    0.7 9-12 1,901
  • Boise Mcmillan Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.9 miles
    10901 Mcmillan
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4475
    0.9 PK-5 315
  • Boise Joplin Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 356 students
    1.1 miles
    12081 West Demeyer Street
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4345
    1.1 PK-5 356
  • Boise Pioneer School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 710 students
    1.1 miles
    13255 West Mcmillian Road
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4100
    1.1 PK-5 710

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