Galileo Magnet School

  • Galileo Magnet School serves 795 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 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 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

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 795 students has grown by 9% 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 Students795 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 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Galileo Magnet School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#25 out of 676 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
88%
75%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.220.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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, middle school and elementary school to Galileo Magnet School is North Star Charter School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Eagle North Star Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 960 students
    0.1 miles
    839 North Linder
    Eagle, ID 83616
    (208)939-9600
    0.1 K-12 960
  • Eagle Eagle High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,030 students
    0.5 miles
    574 North Park Lane
    Eagle, ID 83616
    (208)939-2189
    0.5 9-12 2,030
  • Eagle Idaho Fine Arts Academy Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 188 students
    0.8 miles
    3467 West Flint Drive
    Eagle, ID 83616
    (208)938-5410
    0.8 6-12 188
  • Eagle Eagle Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,286 student
    2.3 miles
    1000 West Floating Feather
    Eagle, ID 83616
    (208)939-2216
    2.3 6-8 1,286
  • Meridian Willow Creek Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    2.8 miles
    6195 North Long Lake Way
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208)350-4410
    2.8 PK-5 587

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