Top 10 Best Ada County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 149 public schools serving 80,790 students in Ada County, ID (there are 44 private schools, serving 7,286 private students). 92% of all K-12 students in Ada County, ID are educated in public schools (compared to the ID state average of 94%). Ada County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
The top ranked public schools in Ada County, ID are Renaissance High School, Highlands Elementary School and Discovery Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ada County, ID public schools have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the Idaho public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Ada County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Idaho public schools.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Ada County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Renaissance High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1307 East Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4380
Grades: 9-12
| 682 students
Rank: #22.
Highlands Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3434 Bogus Basin Road
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-5050
Grades: PK-6
| 280 students
Rank: #33.
Discovery Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2100 East Leigh Field Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 855-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #44.
Meridian Technical Charter High School
Vocational School
Charter School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3800 North Locust Grove Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 288-2928
Grades: 9-12
| 196 students
Rank: #55.
Galileo Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4735 West Saguaro Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 350-4105
Grades: PK-8
| 729 students
Rank: #66.
Compass Public Charter School
Charter School
Math: 73% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4667 West Aviator Street
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 888-5847
Grades: K-12
| 1,224 students
Rank: #77.
Paramount Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
550 West Producer Drive
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4120
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #88.
Pioneer School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13255 West Mcmillian Road
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 855-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #99.
Collister Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4426 Catalpa Drive
Boise, ID 83703
(208) 854-4650
Grades: PK-6
| 267 students
Rank: #1010.
Idaho Fine Arts Academy
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3467 West Flint Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 938-5410
Grades: 6-12
| 213 students
Rank: #1111.
Eagle Elementary School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
475 North Eagle Road
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 855-4365
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #1212.
North Star Charter School
Charter School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
839 North Linder Road
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-9600
Grades: K-12
| 962 students
Rank: #1313.
Eagle Hills Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
650 Ranch Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 350-4085
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #1414.
Gem Prep: Online School
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2750 East Gala Street
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 672-1155
Grades: PK-12
| 312 students
Rank: #1515.
Cecil D Andrus Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6100 Park Meadow Drive
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 939-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #1616.
Heritage Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4990 North Meridian Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4130
Grades: 6-8
| 1,041 students
Rank: #1717.
Barbara Morgan Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1825 Chateau Drive
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4430
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1818.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1725 East Warm Springs Avenue
Boise, ID 83712
(208) 854-4190
Grades: PK-6
| 278 students
Rank: #1919.
Pleasant View Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4600 West Gondola Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 332-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #2020.
Siena Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2870 East Rome Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4370
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #2121.
Hunter Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2051 West Mcmillan Road
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 855-4285
Grades: PK-5
| 545 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Meridian Medical Arts Charter
Vocational School
Charter School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1789 East Heritage Park Lane
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4075
Grades: 9-12
| 192 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
908 East Jefferson Street
Boise, ID 83712
(208) 854-6030
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Rank: #2424.
Boise Senior High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1010 West Washington Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-4270
Grades: 9-12
| 1,509 students
Rank: #2525.
Eagle Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1000 West Floating Feather
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-2216
Grades: 6-8
| 865 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Chief Joseph School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 East Chateau
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1740 East Bergeson Street
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 854-5410
Grades: PK-6
| 431 students
Rank: #2828.
Hillsdale Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5225 South Howry Lane
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4432
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #2929.
Eagle High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
574 North Park Lane
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-2189
Grades: 9-12
| 1,771 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Falcon Ridge Public Charter
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
278 South Ten Mile
Kuna, ID 83634
(208) 922-9228
Grades: PK-8
| 276 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1511 North 9th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-5450
Grades: PK-6
| 264 students
Rank: #30 - 3230. - 32.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1607 North 15th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-6420
Grades: PK-6
| 260 students
Rank: #3333.
Victory Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
920 West Kodiak Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4443
Grades: 6-8
| 982 students
Rank: #3434.
Centennial High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12400 West Mcmillan Road
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 855-4250
Grades: 9-12
| 1,946 students
Rank: #3535.
East Junior High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5600 East Warm Springs Avenue
Boise, ID 83716
(208) 854-4730
Grades: 7-9
| 650 students
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Ada County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
8201 W Victory Rd
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 422-2288
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
8051 West Salt Creek Ct
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 854-6700
Grades: 9-12
| 10 students
7415 Fairview Avenue
Boise, ID 83704
(208) 854-4610
Grades: PK-6
| 338 students
1422 S. Tech Lane
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 888-5847
Grades: 7-12
| 361 students
9165 West Chinden
Garden City, ID 83714
(208) 377-0011
Grades: PK-8
| 134 students
300 W Fort Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-4860
Grades: 8-10
| 230 students
5007 Franklin Road
Boise, ID 83705
(208) 854-4900
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
5480 W Hidden Springs
Garden City, ID 83714
(208) 229-4727
Grades: K-9
| 436 students
600 N. Steelhead Way, Suite 16
Boise, ID 83704
(180) 038-2601
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
637 E Deer Flat
Kuna, ID 83634
(208) 955-0250
Grades: 9-12
| 81 students
711 East Porter Road
Kuna, ID 83634
(208) 922-1000
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
334 South Cole Rd
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 854-5220
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1617 North 24th
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-6830
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
6400 Overland Road
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 854-5580
Grades: PK-6
| 279 students
6075 N Locust Grove Rd
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 887-4759
Grades: 9-12
| 129 students
6075 North Locust Grove Rd
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 939-1404
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students
911 Mountain Cove Road
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 854-5650
Grades: 9-12
| 335 students
6075 N Locust Grove Rd
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 887-4759
Grades: 9-12
| 148 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Ada County, ID?
The top ranked public schools in Ada County, ID include Renaissance High School, Highlands Elementary School and Discovery Elementary School. Ada County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
How many public schools are located in Ada County, ID?
149 public schools are located in Ada County, ID.
What percentage of students in Ada County, ID go to public school?
92% of all K-12 students in Ada County, ID are educated in public schools (compared to the ID state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ada County, ID?
Ada County, ID public schools minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public schools average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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