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For the 2021 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 1,271 students in Benewah County, ID. Benewah County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
The top ranked public schools in Benewah County, ID are St Maries High School, St Maries Middle School and Upriver Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Benewah County, ID public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the Idaho public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Benewah County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Idaho public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the Idaho public school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Benewah County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    St Maries High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    424 Hells Gulch Road
    Saint Maries, ID 83861
    (208) 245-2142

    Grades: 9-12 | 290 students
  • Rank: #22.
    St Maries Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1315 Jefferson Avenue
    Saint Maries, ID 83861
    (208) 245-3495

    Grades: 6-8 | 215 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Upriver Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Fern Street
    Fernwood, ID 83830
    (208) 245-3650

    Grades: K-6 | 70 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Heyburn Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1405 Main Avenue
    Saint Maries, ID 83861
    (208) 245-2025

    Grades: PK-5 | 404 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lakeside High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1150 E Street
    Plummer, ID 83851
    (208) 686-1937

    Grades: 9-12 | 93 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Lakeside Junior High School Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1255 E Street
    Plummer, ID 83851
    (208) 686-1937

    Grades: 7-8 | 52 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.P.o. Box 338
    Desmet, ID 83824
    (208) 686-5808

    Grades: K-8 | 126 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    St Maries Community Education Alternative Alternative School
    422 Hells Gulch Road
    Saint Maries, ID 83861
    (208) 245-2152

    Grades: 9-12 | 21 students
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