Jerome High School

Tel: (208)324-8137
  • Jerome High School serves 993 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Jerome High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Jerome High School operates within the Jerome Joint School District.
  • Jerome Joint School District's 76% graduation rate is lower than the Idaho state average of 78%.

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School Overview

  • Jerome High School's student population of 993 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students993 students
Jerome High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Jerome High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Jerome High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeJerome High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Jerome High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jerome High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:119:1
Jerome High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Jerome High School American Indian Students (2001-2011)
Asian
n/a
1%
Jerome High School Asian Students (2002-2010)
Hispanic
48%
18%
Jerome High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
n/a
1%
Jerome High School Black Students (2001-2012)
White
52%
76%
Jerome High School White Students (2002-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsJerome High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.500.30
Jerome High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate
76%
78%
Jerome High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
38%
Jerome High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
Jerome High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Jerome High School is Jerome Joint School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Jerome Joint School District's student population of 3,847 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,099 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $6,643 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
    School District NameJerome Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    7
    2
    Number of Students Managed3,847520
    Jerome Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    25%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    41%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate
    76%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$25 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$24 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,099$9,031
    District Spending / Student$6,643$9,000
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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