Howard E Thirkill Primary School

60 East 4th Street
Soda Springs, ID 83276
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Howard E Thirkill Primary School serves 340 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Howard E Thirkill Primary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Howard E Thirkill Primary School's student population of 340 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
340 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

Howard E Thirkill Primary School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Howard E Thirkill Primary School is 0.15, which is less 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 Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#440 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
92%
75%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Students: 340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in ID
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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