Lowell Scott Middle School

13600 West Mcmillan Road
Boise, ID 83713
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
4.00 (2 reviews)
Lowell Scott Middle School serves 1,059 students in grades 6-8.
Lowell Scott Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lowell Scott Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

Lowell Scott Middle School's student population of 1,059 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,059 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowell Scott Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 682 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Lowell Scott Middle School is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#108 out of 682 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
3%
1%
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White
79%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.370.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoint School District No. 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Lowell Scott Middle School is Centennial High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pathways Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer School Of The Arts (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Boise Pioneer School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 75% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 710 students
    0.3 miles
    13255 West Mcmillian Road
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4100
    0.3 PK-5 710
  • Boise Centennial High School Math: 32% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,901 student
    0.8 miles
    12400 West Mcmillan Road
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 855-4250
    0.8 9-12 1,901
  • Boise Cecil D Andrus Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 648 students
    0.9 miles
    6100 Park Meadow Drive
    Boise, ID 83713
    (208) 939-3400
    0.9 PK-5 648
  • Meridian Discovery Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
    1.0 miles
    2100 East Leigh Field Drive
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208) 855-4090
    1 PK-5 565
  • Meridian Meridian Medical Arts Charter Charter School
    Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
    1.1 miles
    1789 East Heritage Park Lane
    Meridian, ID 83646
    (208) 855-4075
    1.1 9-12 193

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
3  
I just got in Lowell Scott, and I think it's a pretty good school, I love everything about it except the teachers. Most of the teachers are really strict, they always call on you even if you didn't raise your hand or don't know the answer which in my opinion I think is really annoying. It's like they don't even give you time to think. They just TRY to teach you, and then you take a test but have no idea what to put. I think that should change; I want the teachers to take their time in teaching us, so we could learn. There are even teachers who just give you the answers, which is very stupid. I don't know if I should recommend this school to anyone or not, but if you do go there, beware of the teachers, and of course not to be mean.
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5  
In this school-Lowell Scott- I have many great memories. Although some people did have problems with the teachers, I never, ever had a problem with them or the school. One thing that immediately turns people off to this school is that it can seem depressing (it was built in the '70's) and I thought that too. However, I am now at the high school in that area and miss Lowell Scott quite a bit. I have so many great memories of that school, including the teachers, the curriculum, the surrounding area, but most of all, the school itself. After being in student council, (which I highly recommend for anyone whether they're popular or not; I wasn't and I still won)I got to know the school's structure very, very well and had plenty of time to explore it on my own. That school's "hidden" hallways and dark corners, although depressing at first, after a while, it grows on you. As a matter of fact, you or your kids, whoever goes there, will probably miss it just as much as I do. I doubt that they could miss it more, though.
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