Marsh Valley High School

12655 S Old Hwy 91

Arimo, ID 83214
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (208)254-3711
  • Marsh Valley High School serves 366 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (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 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 53%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Marsh Valley 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 top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.
  • Marsh Valley High School operates within the Marsh Valley Joint School District.
  • Marsh Valley Joint School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the Idaho state average of 78%.

Top Placements (Idaho)

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • Marsh Valley High School's student population of 366 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students366 students
Marsh Valley High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Marsh Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Marsh Valley High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeMarsh Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Marsh Valley 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 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Marsh Valley High School is 0.10, which is less 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)15-19%
42%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
53%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
Marsh Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Marsh Valley High School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
n/a
1%
Marsh Valley High School Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
5%
18%
Marsh Valley High School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
n/a
1%
Marsh Valley High School Black Students (2010-2014)
White
95%
76%
Marsh Valley High School White Students (2001-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMarsh Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownID All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.100.30
Marsh Valley High School Diversity Score (2002-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
78%
Marsh Valley High School Graduation Rate (2014-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
38%
Marsh Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
Marsh Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Marsh Valley High School is Marsh Valley Joint School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 143 school districts in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Marsh Valley Joint School District's student population of 1,276 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $7,792 in this district is less than the state average of $9,031. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $7,341 is less than the state average of $9,000. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameMarsh Valley Joint School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,276520
    Marsh Valley Joint School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    42%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    58%
    53%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    78%
    District Total Revenue$10 MM$5 MM
    District Spending$9 MM$5 MM
    District Revenue / Student$7,792$9,031
    District Spending / Student$7,341$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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