Pocatello School District

3115 Pole Line Road
Pocatello, ID 83201-6119
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public middle schools serving 2,756 students in Pocatello School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in Idaho.
Public Middle Schools in Pocatello School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Idaho public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 55% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Idaho public middle school average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ID)
# Schools
24 Schools
289 Schools
# Students
11,996 Students
110,467 Students
# Teachers
607 Teachers
6,334 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Pocatello 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 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ID)
#45 out of 169 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Pocatello   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
45%
40%
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 2020-21 school year data.
58%
54%
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 2020-21 school year data.
91%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Pocatello   School District and public school graduation rate of ID by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.40
# American Indian Students
417 Students
1,439 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
87 Students
1,136 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
1,564 Students
19,972 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
18%
# Black Students
73 Students
1,066 Students
% Black Students
1%
1%
# White Students
9,301 Students
83,074 Students
% White Students
77%
75%
# Hawaiian Students
70 Students
339 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
484 Students
3,441 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
105
169
# Students in K Grade:
818
3,550
# Students in 1st Grade:
829
3,725
# Students in 2nd Grade:
851
3,763
# Students in 3rd Grade:
854
3,784
# Students in 4th Grade:
854
3,870
# Students in 5th Grade:
903
4,427
# Students in 6th Grade:
888
17,906
# Students in 7th Grade:
906
24,986
# Students in 8th Grade:
954
25,766
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,041
6,446
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,032
3,990
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,061
3,995
# Students in 12th Grade:
900
4,090
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,612 in this school district is less 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 $9,357 is less than the state median of $9,366. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ID)
Total Revenue
$115 MM
$3,215 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$112 MM
$2,956 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,612
$10,188
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Pocatello   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
$9,357
$9,366
This chart display average spending per public school student in Pocatello   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 Pocatello School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Franklin Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2271 East Terry Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 233-5590
Grades: 6-8
| 723 students
Rank: #22.
Alameda Middle School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
845 Mckinley Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 232-0378
Grades: 6-8
| 619 students
Rank: #33.
Kinport Middle School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
655 West Alameda
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-2233
Grades: 6-8
| 17 students
Rank: #44.
Hawthorne Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 West Eldredge Street
Pocatello, ID 83201
(208) 237-1680
Grades: 6-8
| 691 students
Rank: #55.
Irving Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
911 North Grant Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204
(208) 232-3039
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
Rank: n/an/a
Pocatello Juvenile Detention
Alternative School
137 South 5th Street
Pocatello, ID 83205
(208) 234-1080
Grades: 1-12
| 9 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 24 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,996 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 91% (Top 10% in ID)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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