Lowell Elementary School

  • Lowell Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Lowell Elementary School's student population of 378 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lowell Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lowell Elementary School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#55 out of 656 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
2%
1%
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White
81%
76%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lowell Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.330.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lowell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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