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For the 2021 school year, there are 16 blue ribbon public schools serving 5,322 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 Burton Elementary School, Chief Joseph School Of The Arts 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 50% (versus the Idaho public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 56% (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 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Rank: #11.
    Burton Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2211 W 1000 S
    Rexburg, ID 83440
    (208) 359-3332

    452 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #22.
    Chief Joseph School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1100 East Chateau
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 350-4200

    531 students
    Year: 2019
  • Rank: #33.
    Beutler Middle School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4726 W Highway 36
    Dayton, ID 83232
    (208) 747-3303

    196 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #44.
    Gate City Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2288 Hiskey Street
    Pocatello, ID 83201
    (208) 237-2503

    473 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    J Russell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    119 North Adams Street
    Moscow, ID 83843
    (208) 882-2715

    180 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    358 East 2nd South Street
    Rexburg, ID 83440
    (208) 359-3330

    376 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #77.
    Garwood Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    North 17506 Ramsey Road
    Rathdrum, ID 83858
    (208) 687-1265

    391 students
    Year: 2018
  • Rank: #88.
    Sugar-salem High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1 Digger Drive
    Sugar City, ID 83448
    (208) 356-0274

    527 students
    Year: 2013
  • Rank: #99.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    979 East 97th North
    Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    (208) 525-4425

    331 students
    Year: 2020
  • Rank: #1010.
    Southside Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Southside School Road
    Cocolalla, ID 83813
    (208) 263-3020

    132 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1111.
    Ponderosa Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3483 East Ponderosa Boulevard
    Post Falls, ID 83877
    (208) 773-1508

    447 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1212.
    Horseshoe Bend Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    398 School Drive
    Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
    (208) 793-2225

    104 students
    Year: 2017
  • Rank: #1313.
    Camas County Elem/jr High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    610 Soldier Rd
    Fairfield, ID 83327
    (208) 764-2472

    122 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1414.
    Webster Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1409 8th Street
    Lewiston, ID 83501
    (208) 748-3800

    323 students
    Year: 2009
  • Rank: #1515.
    Homedale Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3437 Johnstone Road
    Homedale, ID 83628
    (208) 337-5780

    378 students
    Year: 2011
  • Rank: #1616.
    Taft Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3722 Anderson Street
    Boise, ID 83703
    (208) 854-6180

    359 students
    Year: 2003
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