Preston High School

  • Preston High School serves 778 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Preston High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Preston High School's student population of 778 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students778 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Preston High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Preston High School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#279 out of 671 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
89%
75%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.200.40
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Graduation Rate90-94%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePreston Joint School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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