Top 10 Best Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 blue ribbon public schools serving 5,034 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, Lincoln Elementary School and Beutler Middle 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 52% (versus the Idaho public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% 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 (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
979 East 97th North
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
(208) 525-4425
Grades: PK-6
| 289 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
358 East 2nd South Street
Rexburg, ID 83440
(208) 359-3330
Grades: K-4
| 380 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Beutler Middle School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4726 West Highway 36
Dayton, ID 83232
(208) 747-3303
Grades: 6-8
| 174 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
J Russell Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
119 North Adams Street
Moscow, ID 83843
(208) 882-2715
Grades: 3-5
| 154 students
Rank: #55.
Chief Joseph School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 East Chateau
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #66.
Gate City Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2288 Hiskey Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2503
Grades: K-5
| 437 students
Rank: #77.
Garwood Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
North 17506 Ramsey Road
Rathdrum, ID 83858
(208) 687-1265
Grades: PK-6
| 387 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 553 students
Rank: #99.
Horseshoe Bend Elementary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
398 School Drive
Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
(208) 793-2225
Grades: PK-5
| 108 students
Rank: #1010.
Sugar-salem High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Digger Drive
Sugar City, ID 83448
(208) 356-0274
Grades: 9-12
| 537 students
Rank: #1111.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
Southside School Road
Cocolalla, ID 83813
(208) 263-3020
Grades: PK-6
| 140 students
Rank: #1212.
Camas County Elem/jr High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
610 Soldier Road
Fairfield, ID 83327
(208) 764-2472
Grades: PK-8
| 130 students
Rank: #1313.
Ponderosa Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3483 East Ponderosa Boulevard
Post Falls, ID 83877
(208) 773-1508
Grades: PK-5
| 387 students
Rank: #1414.
Webster Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1409 8th Street
Lewiston, ID 83501
(208) 748-3800
Grades: K-5
| 265 students
Rank: #1515.
Homedale Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3437 Johnstone Road
Homedale, ID 83628
(208) 337-5780
Grades: 5-8
| 399 students
Rank: #1616.
Taft Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3722 Anderson Street
Boise, ID 83703
(208) 854-6180
Grades: PK-6
| 239 students

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