Priest River Elementary School

231 Harriet Street
Priest River, ID 83856
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Priest River Elementary School serves 431 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Priest River 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (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 33% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Idaho state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Priest River Elementary School's student population of 431 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students431 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Priest River Elementary 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 Priest River Elementary School is 0.13, 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 Testing Rank
#491 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
White
93%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.130.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Bonner County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Priest River Elementary School is Priest River Lamanna High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Priest River Junior High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Idaho Hill Elementary School (5.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Priest River Priest River Lamanna High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 313 students
    0.4 miles
    596 Highway 57
    Priest River, ID 83856
    (208) 448-1211
    0.4 9-12 313
  • Priest River Priest River Educational Program (prep) Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 14 students
    0.5 miles
    5709 Highway 2
    Priest River, ID 83856
    (208) 448-1405
    0.5 9-12 14
  • Priest River Priest River Junior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 158 students
    0.5 miles
    1020 W Albeni Highway
    Priest River, ID 83856
    (208) 448-1118
    0.5 7-8 158
  • Oldtown Idaho Hill Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 128 students
    5.8 miles
    402 East 3rd Street South
    Oldtown, ID 83822
    (208) 437-4227
    5.8 PK-6 128
  • Newport Sadie Halstead Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 347 students
    6.6 miles
    331 S. Calispel Avenue
    Newport, WA 99156
    (509) 447-2426
    6.6 5-8 347

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