Top 10 Best Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 17 blue ribbon public schools serving 5,463 students in Idaho.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Idaho are Fairview Elementary School, Chief Joseph School Of The Arts and Gate City Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Idaho blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the Idaho public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
979 East 97th North
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
(208) 525-4425
Grades: PK-6
| 298 students
Rank: #22.
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: #33.
Gate City Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2288 Hiskey Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2503
Grades: K-5
| 466 students
Rank: #44.
Beutler Middle School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4726 West Highway 36
Dayton, ID 83232
(208) 747-3303
Grades: 6-8
| 201 students
Rank: #55.
Teton Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
126 West Main
Saint Anthony, ID 83445
(208) 458-4931
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #66.
Burton Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2211 W 1000 S
Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 359-3332
Grades: PK-4
| 595 students
Rank: #77.
Horseshoe Bend Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
398 School Drive
Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
(208) 793-2225
Grades: PK-5
| 135 students
Rank: #88.
J Russell Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
119 North Adams Street
Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 882-2715
Grades: 3-5
| 144 students
Rank: #99.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
358 East 2nd South Street
Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 359-3330
Grades: K-4
| 389 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Garwood Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
North 17506 Ramsey Road
Rathdrum, ID 83858
(208) 687-1265
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #10 - 1110. - 11.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1409 8th Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 748-3800
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
Rank: #1212.
Ponderosa Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3483 East Ponderosa Boulevard
Post Falls, ID 83877
(208) 773-1508
Grades: PK-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1313.
Sugar-salem High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Digger Drive
Sugar City, ID 83448
(208) 356-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 559 students
Rank: #1414.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southside School Road
Cocolalla, ID 83813
(208) 263-3020
Grades: PK-6
| 164 students
Rank: #1515.
Homedale Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3437 Johnstone Road
Homedale, ID 83628
(208) 337-5780
Grades: 5-8
| 395 students
Rank: #1616.
Camas County Elem/jr High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
610 Soldier Road
Fairfield, ID 83327
(208) 764-2472
Grades: PK-8
| 109 students
Rank: #1717.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3722 Anderson Street
Boise, ID 83703
(208) 854-6180
Grades: PK-6
| 242 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Idaho?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Idaho include Fairview Elementary School, Chief Joseph School Of The Arts and Gate City Elementary School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Idaho?
17 blue ribbon public schools are located in Idaho.
What is the racial composition of students in Idaho?
Idaho blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public schools average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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