Top 5 Best Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Preschools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 blue ribbon public preschools serving 2,688 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 preschools in Idaho are Fairview Elementary School, Chief Joseph School Of The Arts and Garwood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Idaho blue ribbon public preschools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Idaho public pre school average of 49%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public preschool average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Idaho Blue Ribbon Public Preschools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
Southside Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Southside School Road
Cocolalla, ID 83813
(208) 263-3020
Grades: PK-6
| 140 students
Rank: #77.
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: #88.
Ponderosa Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3483 East Ponderosa Boulevard
Post Falls, ID 83877
(208) 773-1508
Grades: PK-5
| 387 students
Rank: #99.
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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