Notus Elementary School

20250 Purple Sage Rd
Caldwell, ID 83607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Notus Elementary School serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Notus Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Notus Elementary School's student population of 202 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Rankings

Notus Elementary 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 Notus Elementary School is 0.45, which is more 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
#474 out of 682 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
1%
1%
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White
69%
75%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.450.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNotus School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Notus Elementary School is Notus Jr/sr High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rivervue Middle School (3.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Notus Notus Jr/sr High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 214 students
    0.1 miles
    25257 Notus Road
    Notus, ID 83656
    (208) 459-4633
    0.1 7-12 214
  • Caldwell Rivervue Middle School Alternative School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 63 students
    3.1 miles
    21985 Dixie River Rd
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208) 454-8899
    3.1 6-8 63
  • Wilder Cossa Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 116 students
    3.5 miles
    109 Penny Lane
    Wilder, ID 83676
    (208) 482-7904
    3.5 7-12 116
  • Caldwell Purple Sage Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 475 students
    5.3 miles
    25709 El Paso Road
    Caldwell, ID 83607
    (208) 455-1148
    5.3 PK-5 475
  • Wilder Wilder Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 142 students
    6.6 miles
    419 Huff Road
    Wilder, ID 83676
    (208) 482-6228
    6.6 6-8 142

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