Joint School District No. 2

1303 East Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642-7991
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Joint School District No. 2 ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Idaho for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 61 public schools serving 39,332 students in Joint School District No. 2. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Idaho.
Public Schools in Joint School District No. 2 have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Idaho public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Joint School District No. 2 are Renaissance High School, Discovery Elementary School and Meridian Technical Charter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Joint School District No. 2 has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ID)
# Schools
61 Schools
791 Schools
# Students
39,332 Students
315,620 Students
# Teachers
2,087 Teachers
17,473 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Joint School District No. 2, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 168 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ID)
#23 out of 169 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Joint School District No. 2, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
53%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joint School District No. 2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
67%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Joint School District No. 2 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
87%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Joint School District No. 2 and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.37
0.42
# American Indian Students
193 Students
3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
900 Students
3,468 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
4,517 Students
60,012 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
19%
# Black Students
784 Students
3,452 Students
% Black Students
2%
1%
# White Students
30,936 Students
234,074 Students
% White Students
79%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
152 Students
1,030 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,850 Students
10,148 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
367
3,504
# Students in K Grade:
2,421
22,232
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,561
22,965
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,669
23,241
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,684
23,485
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,789
23,466
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,986
23,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,922
24,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,104
24,986
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,298
25,766
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,566
25,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,441
24,760
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,312
24,115
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,212
22,792
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,350 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,188. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,235 is less than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$368 MM
$3,215 MM
This chart display total revenue of Joint School District No. 2 and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$324 MM
$2,956 MM
This chart display total spending of Joint School District No. 2 and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,350
$10,188
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Joint School District No. 2 and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,235
$9,366
This chart display average spending per public school student in Joint School District No. 2 and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Joint School District No. 2 Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Renaissance High School
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1307 East Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4380
Grades: 9-12
| 682 students
Rank: #22.
Discovery Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2100 East Leigh Field Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 855-4090
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #33.
Meridian Technical Charter High School
Vocational School
Charter School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
3800 North Locust Grove Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 288-2928
Grades: 9-12
| 196 students
Rank: #44.
Galileo Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4735 West Saguaro Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 350-4105
Grades: PK-8
| 729 students
Rank: #55.
Paramount Elementary School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
550 West Producer Drive
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4120
Grades: PK-5
| 497 students
Rank: #66.
Pioneer School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
13255 West Mcmillian Road
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 855-4100
Grades: PK-5
| 647 students
Rank: #77.
Idaho Fine Arts Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3467 West Flint Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 938-5410
Grades: 6-12
| 213 students
Rank: #88.
Eagle Elementary School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
475 North Eagle Road
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 855-4365
Grades: PK-5
| 295 students
Rank: #99.
Eagle Hills Elementary School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
650 Ranch Drive
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 350-4085
Grades: PK-5
| 419 students
Rank: #1010.
Cecil D Andrus Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6100 Park Meadow Drive
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 939-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 464 students
Rank: #1111.
Heritage Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4990 North Meridian Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4130
Grades: 6-8
| 1,041 students
Rank: #1212.
Barbara Morgan Stem Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1825 Chateau Drive
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4430
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1313.
Pleasant View Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4600 West Gondola Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 332-6800
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #1414.
Siena Elementary School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2870 East Rome Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4370
Grades: PK-5
| 656 students
Rank: #1515.
Hunter Elementary School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 71%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2051 West Mcmillan Road
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 855-4285
Grades: PK-5
| 545 students
Rank: #1616.
Meridian Medical Arts Charter
Vocational School
Charter School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1789 East Heritage Park Lane
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4075
Grades: 9-12
| 192 students
Rank: #1717.
Eagle Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1000 West Floating Feather
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-2216
Grades: 6-8
| 865 students
Rank: #1818.
Chief Joseph School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 70%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 East Chateau
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4200
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #1919.
Hillsdale Elementary School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5225 South Howry Lane
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4432
Grades: PK-5
| 640 students
Rank: #2020.
Eagle High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
574 North Park Lane
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 939-2189
Grades: 9-12
| 1,771 students
Rank: #2121.
Victory Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
920 West Kodiak Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4443
Grades: 6-8
| 982 students
Rank: #2222.
Centennial High School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12400 West Mcmillan Road
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 855-4250
Grades: 9-12
| 1,946 students
Rank: #2323.
Sawtooth Middle School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3730 North Linder Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4200
Grades: 6-8
| 923 students
Rank: #2424.
Eliza Hart Spalding Stem Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12311 West Braddock Drive
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 321-2150
Grades: PK-5
| 657 students
Rank: #2525.
Willow Creek Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6195 North Long Lake Way
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4410
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #2626.
Chaparral Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1155 North Deer Creek Lane
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4180
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #2727.
Christine Donnell School Of The Arts
Magnet School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7075 South Five Mile Road
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 855-4355
Grades: PK-6
| 489 students
Rank: #2828.
Rocky Mountain High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5450 North Linder Road
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 350-4340
Grades: 9-12
| 1,978 students
Rank: #2929.
Mary Mcpherson Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1050 East Amity Road
Meridian, ID 83642
(208) 855-4300
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #3030.
Joplin Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12081 West Demeyer Street
Boise, ID 83713
(208) 855-4345
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #3131.
Prospect Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4300 North Red Horse Way
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 350-4000
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #3232.
Seven Oaks Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1441 Sevenoaks Way
Eagle, ID 83616
(208) 350-4095
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #3333.
Star Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 North Star Road
Star, ID 83669
(208) 855-4110
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Pepper Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2252 South Sumpter Way
Boise, ID 83709
(208) 855-4130
Grades: PK-5
| 543 students
Rank: #34 - 3534. - 35.
Summerwind School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3675 North Jullion Way
Boise, ID 83704
(208) 375-0210
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Show 26 more public schools in Joint School District No. 2 (out of 61 total schools)
Loading...

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Joint School District No. 2?
Joint School District No. 2 manages 61 public schools serving 39,332 students.
What is the rank of Joint School District No. 2?
Joint School District No. 2 is ranked #23 out of 168 school districts in Idaho (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Idaho school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Joint School District No. 2?
79% of Joint School District No. 2 students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Joint School District No. 2?
Joint School District No. 2 has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 18:1.
What is Joint School District No. 2's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $8,235 is less than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

Recent Articles

How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
How “Collaborative Reasoning” Could Be the Next Public School Trend
Collaborative reasoning, which encourages independent critical thinking, is growing in popularity amongst public schools. Learn about collaborative reasoning and how it benefits public school classrooms.
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
Understanding ADHD in Children: Signs, Diagnosis, and Support Strategies
This comprehensive article explores the complex nature of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, providing insights into its symptoms, diagnosis process, and effective support strategies. From recognizing early signs to navigating the diagnostic journey, parents will gain valuable knowledge to help their child thrive. Expert insights, real-life examples, and practical tips empower readers to create a supportive environment that meets the unique needs of children with ADHD.
Teaching in Contemporary Times
March 04, 2024
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 61 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 39,332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 87% (Top 30% in ID)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 53% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Quick Links