Galileo Magnet School

  • Galileo Magnet School serves 733 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 74% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Galileo Magnet School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

Top Placements

Galileo Magnet School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

  • Galileo Magnet School's student population of 733 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students733 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Galileo Magnet School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Galileo Magnet School is ranked within the top 5% 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 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galileo Magnet School is 0.15, which is less 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
1%
27%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Galileo Magnet 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)
77%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Galileo Magnet 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Galileo Magnet School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Galileo Magnet School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
92%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Galileo Magnet School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Galileo Magnet School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Galileo Magnet School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.150.30
This chart display the diversity score of Galileo Magnet School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Galileo Magnet School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Galileo Magnet 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 NameJoint No. 2 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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