North Gem High School

360 South Main Street
Bancroft, ID 83217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
North Gem High School serves 55 students in grades 7-12.
North Gem 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

North Gem High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Idaho for:

School Overview

North Gem High School's student population of 55 students has declined by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has declined by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students55 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

North Gem High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of North Gem High School is 0.08, 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
#509 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
96%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.080.41
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Gem School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to North Gem High School is Grace Jr/sr High School (13.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Gem Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Gem Elementary School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bancroft North Gem Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 79 students
    0.0 miles
    360 South Main Street
    Bancroft, ID 83217
    (208) 648-7848
    0 PK-6 79
  • Bancroft North Gem Middle School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 36 students
    0.1 miles
    360 South Main Street
    Bancroft, ID 83217
    (208) 648-7848
    0.1 6-8 36
  • Lava Hot Springs Lava Elementary School Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-6 | 80 students
    9.6 miles
    249 W Fife
    Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246
    (208) 776-5281
    9.6 PK-6 80
  • Grace Grace Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 183 students
    12.8 miles
    117 West 4th South
    Grace, ID 83241
    (208) 425-9161
    12.8 PK-6 183
  • Grace Grace Jr/sr High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 230 students
    13.0 miles
    704 South Main Street
    Grace, ID 83241
    (208) 425-3731
    13 7-12 230

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