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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 4 public schools managed by BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District serving 438 students in Arco, Idaho.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is less than the state average of 19:1.

BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Arco Arco Elementary School
    250 South Water Street
    Arco, ID 83213
    (208)527-8503

    Grades: PK-5 | 193 students
  • Arco Butte County High School
    120 South Water Street
    Arco, ID 83213
    (208)527-8237

    Grades: 9-12 | 102 students
  • Arco Butte County Middle School
    120 South Water Street
    Arco, ID 83213
    (208)527-3077

    Grades: 6-8 | 109 students
  • Howe Howe Elementary School
    3512 Little Lost River Highway
    Howe, ID 83244
    (208)767-3422

    Grades: PK-5 | 34 students

Overview

School District NameBUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students438 students
# of Teachers28 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students231 students
% Male Students
53%
# of Female Students207 students
% Female Students
47%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.18
# of American Indian Students10 students
% American Indian Students
2%
# of Asian Studentsn/a
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students24 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Studentsn/a
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students394 students
% White Students
90%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students9 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8
# of Students in Kindergarten:30
# of Students in 1st Grade:35
# of Students in 2nd Grade:41
# of Students in 3rd Grade:48
# of Students in 4th Grade:25
# of Students in 5th Grade:40
# of Students in 6th Grade:36
# of Students in 7th Grade:39
# of Students in 8th Grade:34
# of Students in 9th Grade:29
# of Students in 10th Grade:20
# of Students in 11th Grade:24
# of Students in 12th Grade:29
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
52%
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Graduation Rate70-79%
78%
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Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,746 is higher than the state average of $9,031. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,335 is higher than the state average of $9,000. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (ID)
Total Revenue$5 MM$5 MM
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Spending$4 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District and average spending for each school distric in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,746$9,031
This chart display average revenue per public school student in BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District and average revenue per public school student in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,335$9,000
This chart display average spending per public school student in BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District and average spending per public school student in ID by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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BUTTE COUNTY JOINT School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.18, which is lower than the Idaho average of 0.39. The most diverse school in the district is Howe Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Idaho or national school diversity statistics.