Pocatello School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 24 public schools serving 11,885 students in Pocatello 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 Pocatello School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Idaho public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 55% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Pocatello School District are Edahow Elementary School, Chubbuck Elementary School and Rulon M Ellis Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Pocatello School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Idaho.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public school average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Pocatello School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (ID)
# Schools
24 Schools
772 Schools
# Students
11,885 Students
301,207 Students
# Teachers
612 Teachers
16,837 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Pocatello School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 157 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (ID)
Overall District Rank
#39 out of 158 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pocatello   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pocatello   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pocatello   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pocatello   School District and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.38
0.42
# American Indian Students
436 Students
3,426 Students
% American Indian Students
4%
1%
# Asian Students
95 Students
3,164 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,524 Students
57,175 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
19%
# Black Students
71 Students
3,232 Students
% Black Students
n/a
1%
# White Students
9,237 Students
223,375 Students
% White Students
78%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
72 Students
921 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
450 Students
9,150 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
139
3,177
# Students in K Grade:
813
20,753
# Students in 1st Grade:
809
21,600
# Students in 2nd Grade:
831
22,078
# Students in 3rd Grade:
804
22,010
# Students in 4th Grade:
878
22,613
# Students in 5th Grade:
862
22,904
# Students in 6th Grade:
875
23,603
# Students in 7th Grade:
934
24,542
# Students in 8th Grade:
926
24,423
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,040
24,028
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,084
24,339
# Students in 11th Grade:
940
22,817
# Students in 12th Grade:
950
22,320
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $8,121 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,344. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $7,878 is less than the state median of $9,592. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$97 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total revenue of Pocatello   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$94 MM
$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Pocatello   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$8,121
$10,344
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pocatello   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$7,878
$9,592
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pocatello   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in ID by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Pocatello School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edahow Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2020 Pocatello Creek Road
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-1844
Grades: K-5
| 287 students
Rank: #22.
Chubbuck Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
600 West Chastain Drive
Pocatello, ID 83202
(208) 237-2271
Grades: PK-5
| 476 students
Rank: #33.
Rulon M Ellis Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11888 North Whitaker Road
Pocatello, ID 83202
(208) 237-4742
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #44.
Gate City Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2288 Hiskey Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2503
Grades: K-5
| 437 students
Rank: #55.
Franklin Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2271 East Terry Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-5590
Grades: 6-8
| 714 students
Rank: #66.
Century High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7801 Diamondback Drive
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 478-6863
Grades: 9-12
| 1,183 students
Rank: #77.
Alameda Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
845 Mckinley Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 232-0378
Grades: 6-8
| 622 students
Rank: #88.
Claude A Wilcox Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
427 Lark Lane
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-6050
Grades: K-5
| 501 students
Rank: #99.
Tendoy Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
957 East Alameda Road
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-2921
Grades: K-5
| 218 students
Rank: #1010.
Highland High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1800 Bench Road
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-1300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,534 students
Rank: #1111.
Indian Hills Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
666 Cheyenne Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 232-4086
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #1212.
Irving Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
911 North Grant Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 232-3039
Grades: 6-8
| 684 students
Rank: #1313.
Syringa Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
388 East Griffith Road
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-4040
Grades: PK-5
| 401 students
Rank: #1414.
Tyhee Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12743 West Tyhee Road
Pocatello, ID 83202
(208) 237-0551
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
Rank: #1515.
Pocatello High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
325 North Arthur Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 233-2056
Grades: 9-12
| 1,168 students
Rank: #1616.
Hawthorne Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1025 West Eldredge Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-1680
Grades: 6-8
| 706 students
Rank: #1717.
Greenacres Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1250 East Oak Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-2575
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #1818.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
226 South 10th Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 232-2976
Grades: K-5
| 226 students
Rank: #1919.
Lewis & Clark Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 Grace Drive
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-2552
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #2020.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1455 Gwen Drive
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 232-2914
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #2121.
Kinport Middle School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
655 West Alameda
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2233
Grades: 6-8
| 9 students
Rank: #2222.
New Horizon High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
955 West Alameda
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2233
Grades: 9-12
| 121 students
Rank: n/an/a
Lincoln Preschool Center
Special Education School
330 Oakwood Drive
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 233-6606
Grades: PK-6
| 139 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pocatello Juvenile Detention
Alternative School
137 South 5th Street
Pocatello, ID 83205
(208) 234-1080
Grades: 1-12
| 8 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Pocatello District
  • 3115 POLE LINE ROAD, POCATELLO, ID, 83201-6119
  • (208) 232-3563
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,885 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10% in ID)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38

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