Kamiah High School

Tel: (208)935-4067
  • Kamiah High School serves 122 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (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 ≥80% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Kamiah High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Kamiah High School operates within the Kamiah Joint School District.
  • Kamiah Joint School District's 70-79% graduation rate is lower than the Idaho state average of 78%.

Top Placements (Idaho)

Kamiah High School is Listed among the top public schools in Idaho for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Kamiah High School's student population of 122 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students122 students
Kamiah High School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Kamiah High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
Kamiah High School Total Teachers (1996-2016)
Students by GradeKamiah High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Kamiah High School is ranked within the top 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Kamiah High School is 0.47, 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)21-39%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:119:1
Kamiah High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2016)
American Indian
12%
1%
Kamiah High School American Indian Students (2002-2016)
Asian
1%
1%
Kamiah High School Asian Students (2004-2016)
Hispanic
10%
18%
Kamiah High School Black Students (2002-2016)
Black
n/a
1%
Kamiah High School Black Students (2006-2009)
White
71%
76%
Kamiah High School White Students (2002-2016)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Kamiah High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsKamiah High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.30
Kamiah High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate70-79%
78%
Kamiah High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
38%
Kamiah High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
9%
Kamiah High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Kamiah High School is Kamiah 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.
    • Kamiah Joint School District's student population of 441 students has decreased by 22% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $9,663 is higher than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $8,949 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameKamiah Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    2
    Number of Students Managed441520
    Kamiah Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    30%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate70-79%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$6 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$5 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$9,663$9,031
    District Spending / Student$8,949$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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