6870 Stokes Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Melba High School serves 440 students in grades 7-12.
Melba 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in ID)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Melba High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

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School Overview

Melba High School's student population of 440 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Melba High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Melba High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#349 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
22%
19%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
75%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.39
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
79%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
25%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 440 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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