Melba High School

6870 Stokes Avenue
Melba, ID 83641
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Melba High School serves 439 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 40%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10% in ID)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 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 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Melba High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 707 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Melba High School is 0.38, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (ID)
Overall Testing Rank
#437 out of 707 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
22%
19%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
76%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
79%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
20%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Melba High School's ranking?
Melba High School is ranked #437 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% ID state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 54% ID state average).
What is the graduation rate of Melba High School?
The graduation rate of Melba High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 79%.
How many students attend Melba High School?
439 students attend Melba High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Melba High School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Melba High School?
Melba High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Melba High School offer ?
Melba High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12
What school district is Melba High School part of?
Melba High School is part of Melba Joint School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 439 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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