Melba Joint School District

511 Broadway Avenue
Melba, ID 83641-6011
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Melba Joint School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Idaho for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 854 students in Melba Joint School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Idaho.
Public Schools in Melba Joint School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the Idaho public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 54% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 24% 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
2 Schools
791 Schools
# Students
854 Students
315,620 Students
# Teachers
50 Teachers
17,473 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Melba Joint School District, which is ranked within the top 50% 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ID)
Overall District Rank
#85 out of 169 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Melba Joint   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Melba Joint   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.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Melba Joint   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.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Melba Joint   School District and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.37
0.42
# American Indian Students
n/a
3,436 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
3,468 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
185 Students
60,012 Students
% Hispanic Students
22%
19%
# Black Students
4 Students
3,452 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
652 Students
234,074 Students
% White Students
76%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,030 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
10 Students
10,148 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
9
3,504
# Students in K Grade:
45
22,232
# Students in 1st Grade:
58
22,965
# Students in 2nd Grade:
57
23,241
# Students in 3rd Grade:
61
23,485
# Students in 4th Grade:
54
23,466
# Students in 5th Grade:
61
23,975
# Students in 6th Grade:
70
24,492
# Students in 7th Grade:
71
24,986
# Students in 8th Grade:
82
25,766
# Students in 9th Grade:
76
25,841
# Students in 10th Grade:
79
24,760
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
24,115
# Students in 12th Grade:
58
22,792
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,501 is higher than the state median of $10,188. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $8,578 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
$9 MM
$3,215 MM
This chart display total revenue of Melba Joint   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
$7 MM
$2,956 MM
This chart display total spending of Melba Joint   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
$10,501
$10,188
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Melba Joint   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$8,578
$9,366
This chart display average spending per public school student in Melba Joint   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Melba Joint School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Melba Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
521 Carrie Rex Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2508
Grades: PK-6
| 415 students
Rank: #22.
Melba High School
Math: 34% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6870 Stokes Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(208) 495-2221
Grades: 7-12
| 439 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Melba Joint School District?
Melba Joint School District manages 2 public schools serving 854 students.
What is the rank of Melba Joint School District?
Melba Joint School District is ranked #82 out of 168 school districts in Idaho (top 50%) 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 graduation rate (Top 5%)
What is the racial composition of students in Melba Joint School District?
76% of Melba Joint School District students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Melba Joint School District?
Melba Joint School District has a student/teacher ratio of 17:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 18:1.
What is Melba Joint School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $8,578 is less than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 854 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 5% in ID)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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