Lake Pend Oreille School District

920 Triangle Drive
Ponderay, ID 83852
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Lake Pend Oreille School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Idaho for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 3,749 students in Lake Pend Oreille School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Idaho.
Public Schools in Lake Pend Oreille School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Idaho public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% 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
13 Schools
791 Schools
# Students
3,749 Students
315,620 Students
# Teachers
223 Teachers
17,473 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Lake Pend Oreille School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 84% has decreased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ID)
#43 out of 169 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lake Pend Oreille   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
46%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lake Pend Oreille   School District 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.
60%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lake Pend Oreille   School District 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.
84%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lake Pend Oreille   School District and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.42
# American Indian Students
27 Students
3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
3,468 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
217 Students
60,012 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
19%
# Black Students
10 Students
3,452 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
3,285 Students
234,074 Students
% White Students
88%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
1,030 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
190 Students
10,148 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
38
3,504
# Students in K Grade:
260
22,232
# Students in 1st Grade:
271
22,965
# Students in 2nd Grade:
269
23,241
# Students in 3rd Grade:
284
23,485
# Students in 4th Grade:
265
23,466
# Students in 5th Grade:
292
23,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
288
24,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
290
24,986
# Students in 8th Grade:
305
25,766
# Students in 9th Grade:
314
25,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
310
24,760
# Students in 11th Grade:
299
24,115
# Students in 12th Grade:
264
22,792
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,753 is higher than the state median of $10,188. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,682 is higher than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$44 MM
$3,215 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lake Pend Oreille   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$40 MM
$2,956 MM
This chart display total spending of Lake Pend Oreille   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,753
$10,188
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lake Pend Oreille   School District 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
$10,682
$9,366
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lake Pend Oreille   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lake Pend Oreille School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Northside Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7881 Colburn-culver Road
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-2734
Grades: PK-6
| 176 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
420 South Boyer Avenue
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-4759
Grades: PK-6
| 296 students
Rank: #33.
Sandpoint Middle School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
310 South Division Street
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 265-4169
Grades: 7-8
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Kootenai Elementary School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 Sprague Street
Kootenai, ID 83840
(208) 255-4076
Grades: K-6
| 385 students
Rank: #55.
Hope Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
255 Hope School Road
Hope, ID 83836
(208) 264-5680
Grades: PK-6
| 119 students
Rank: #66.
Sagle Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
550 Sagle Road
Sagle, ID 83860
(208) 263-2757
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
Rank: #77.
Southside Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Southside School Road
Cocolalla, ID 83813
(208) 263-3020
Grades: PK-6
| 164 students
Rank: #88.
Sandpoint High School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
410 South Division Street
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-3034
Grades: 7-12
| 1,016 students
Rank: #99.
Farmin Stidwell Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1626 Spruce Street
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 265-2417
Grades: PK-6
| 524 students
Rank: #1010.
Clark Fork Jr/sr High School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
502 North Main Street
Clark Fork, ID 83811
(208) 266-1131
Grades: 7-12
| 121 students
Rank: #1111.
Lake Pend Oreille High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1005 North Boyer Avenue
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-6121
Grades: 9-12
| 82 students
Rank: n/an/a
430 South Division Avenue
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-2184
Grades: K-8
| 25 students
Rank: n/an/a
Sandpoint Juvenile Detention
Alternative School
4105 North Boyer Avenue
Sandpoint, ID 83864
(208) 263-4213
Grades: 5-12
| 2 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lake Pend Oreille School District?
Lake Pend Oreille School District manages 13 public schools serving 3,749 students.
What is the rank of Lake Pend Oreille School District?
Lake Pend Oreille School District is ranked #44 out of 168 school districts in Idaho (top 30%) 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: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lake Pend Oreille School District?
88% of Lake Pend Oreille School District students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lake Pend Oreille School District?
Lake Pend Oreille School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 18:1.
What is Lake Pend Oreille School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,682 is higher than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 13 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,749 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 84% (Top 50% in ID)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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