Popplewell Elementary School

200 North 6th Avenue
Buhl, ID 83316
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 583 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Popplewell Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Bottom 50% in ID
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

School Overview

Popplewell Elementary School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
583 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Popplewell Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 709 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Popplewell Elementary School is 0.47, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (ID)
#531 out of 709 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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36%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Popplewell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Popplewell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Popplewell Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
34%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Popplewell Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
1%
White
65%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Popplewell Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Idaho.
0.47
This chart displays the diversity score of Popplewell Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
20%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Popplewell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
12%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Popplewell Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Popplewell Elementary School's ranking?
Popplewell Elementary School is ranked #531 out of 709 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Popplewell Elementary School often compared to?
Popplewell Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Filer Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
36% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% ID state average), while 41% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% ID state average).
How many students attend Popplewell Elementary School?
583 students attend Popplewell Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
65% of Popplewell Elementary School students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Popplewell Elementary School?
Popplewell Elementary School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Popplewell Elementary School offer ?
Popplewell Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Popplewell Elementary School part of?
Popplewell Elementary School is part of Buhl Joint School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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