Top 10 Best Canyon County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 82 public schools serving 41,784 students in Canyon County, ID (there are 13 private schools, serving 2,111 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Canyon County, ID are educated in public schools (compared to the ID state average of 94%).
The top ranked public schools in Canyon County, ID are Legacy Charter School, Victory Charter School and Thomas Jefferson Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Canyon County, ID public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the Idaho public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 55% statewide average). Schools in Canyon County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Idaho public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Idaho public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Best Public Schools in Canyon County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Legacy Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4015 South Legacy Way
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 467-0947
Grades: K-8
| 308 students
Rank: #22.
Victory Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9779 Kris Jensen Lane
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 442-9400
Grades: PK-12
| 378 students
Rank: #33.
Thomas Jefferson Charter
Charter School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1209 Adam Smith Ave
Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 455-8772
Grades: K-12
| 376 students
Rank: #44.
Liberty Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9955 Kris Jensen Lane
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 466-7952
Grades: PK-12
| 401 students
Rank: #55.
Vision Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19291 Ward Road
Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 455-9220
Grades: K-12
| 728 students
Rank: #66.
West Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19548 Ustick Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 459-6938
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #77.
Middleton Mill Creek Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
500 North Middleton Road
Middleton, ID 83644
(208) 585-3065
Grades: PK-5
| 720 students
Rank: #88.
Central Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
16437 Florida Avenue
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 459-3367
Grades: PK-5
| 564 students
Rank: #99.
Birch Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6900 Birch Lane
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 461-5960
Grades: PK-5
| 678 students
Rank: #1010.
Middleton Heights Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
611 Cemetery Road
Middleton, ID 83644
(208) 585-3021
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1111.
Lakevue Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
12843 Cirrus Drive
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 467-1478
Grades: PK-5
| 804 students
Rank: #1212.
Parma Middle School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
905 East Mcconnell Street
Parma, ID 83660
(208) 722-5115
Grades: 5-8
| 323 students
Rank: #1313.
Desert Springs Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
18178 Santa Ana Avenue
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 466-1555
Grades: PK-5
| 676 students
Rank: #1414.
Maxine Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
607 East Mcconnell Street
Parma, ID 83660
(208) 722-5115
Grades: PK-4
| 371 students
Rank: #1515.
Middleton High School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1538 Emmett Road
Middleton, ID 83644
(208) 585-6657
Grades: 9-12
| 1,324 students
Rank: #1616.
Middleton Middle School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
511 West Main Street
Middleton, ID 83644
(208) 585-3251
Grades: 6-8
| 988 students
Rank: #1717.
Melba Elementary School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
521 Carrie Rex Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2508
Grades: PK-6
| 415 students
Rank: #1818.
Vallivue Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6123 Timber Drive
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 455-1917
Grades: 9-12
| 104 students
Rank: #1919.
Ridgevue High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
18800 Madison Road
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 453-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 1,558 students
Rank: #2020.
East Canyon Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18408 Northside Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 466-6929
Grades: PK-5
| 635 students
Rank: #2121.
Idaho Arts Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1220 5th Street North
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 463-4324
Grades: PK-12
| 1,270 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Sage Valley Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
18070 Santa Ana Avenue
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 468-4919
Grades: 6-8
| 826 students
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Vallivue Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16412 South 10th Avenue
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 454-1426
Grades: 6-8
| 683 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Melba High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6870 Stokes Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2221
Grades: 7-12
| 439 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Purple Sage Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
25709 El Paso Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 455-1148
Grades: PK-5
| 463 students
Rank: #2626.
Reagan Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 Southside Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4619
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #2727.
Owyhee Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 West Iowa
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4616
Grades: PK-5
| 403 students
Rank: #2828.
Lake Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Burke Lane
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4626
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #2929.
Idaho Connects Online School
Charter School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1st 6th Street North
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 287-3668
Grades: 6-12
| 113 students
Rank: #3030.
Vallivue High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1407 Homedale Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 454-9253
Grades: 9-12
| 1,235 students
Rank: #3131.
Willow Creek Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
198 Elementary Lane
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 468-4617
Grades: PK-5
| 603 students
Rank: #3232.
Notus Jr/sr High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25260 Notus Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 459-4633
Grades: 7-12
| 148 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Notus Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
25257 Notus Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 459-7442
Grades: PK-6
| 166 students
Rank: #33 - 3433. - 34.
Skyway Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
19430 Ward Road
Caldwell, ID 83605
(208) 454-0445
Grades: PK-5
| 764 students
Rank: #3535.
Parma High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
137 Panther Way
Parma, ID 83660
(208) 722-5115
Grades: 9-12
| 320 students
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Canyon County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1317 3rd St South
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 468-4775
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1014 West Hemingway Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 467-7524
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Cossa (Closed 2013)
Special Education School
109 Penny Lane
Greenleaf, ID 83626
(208) 454-2087
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
109 Penny Lane
Greenleaf, ID 83626
(208) 482-6074
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
4085 East Greenhurst Rd
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4760
Grades: 7-8
| 32 students
141 Smith Ave
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 498-0559
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
1303 East Greenhurst
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 465-2700
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
94 N Canyon St
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 468-4615
Grades: K-5
| 301 students
603 Randolph St
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2221
Grades: 7-12
| 2 students
560 Broadway
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2230
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1303 East Greenhurst Rd
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 498-0562
Grades: 9-12
| 7 students
16231 North Franklin Blvd
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 466-6221
Grades: PK-9
| n/a students
504 East Florida
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 463-0916
Grades: 7-12
| 19 students
4170 East Amity Ave
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 461-1279
Grades: PK-5
| 169 students
609 15th Ave N
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 498-0558
Grades: 9-12
| 33 students
21985 Dixie River Road
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 454-8899
Grades: 6-8
| 57 students
229 West Greenhurst Rd
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4740
Grades: 7-8
| 34 students
20567 Whittier Dr
Greenleaf, ID 83626
(208) 454-2087
Grades: 10-12
| n/a students
506 Fletcher Dr
Nampa, ID 83686
(208) 468-4613
Grades: PK-5
| 407 students
5207 South Montana Avenue
Caldwell, ID 83607
(208) 454-0445
Grades: PK-12
| 1 students
28 South Midland Blvd
Nampa, ID 83651
(208) 468-4750
Grades: 7-8
| 38 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Canyon County, ID?
The top ranked public schools in Canyon County, ID include Legacy Charter School, Victory Charter School and Thomas Jefferson Charter.
How many public schools are located in Canyon County, ID?
82 public schools are located in Canyon County, ID.
What percentage of students in Canyon County, ID go to public school?
95% of all K-12 students in Canyon County, ID are educated in public schools (compared to the ID state average of 94%).
What is the racial composition of students in Canyon County, ID?
Canyon County, ID public schools minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Idaho public schools average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

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