Raft River Elementary School

  • Raft River Elementary School serves 189 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Idaho state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Idaho state average of 24%.

School Overview

  • Raft River Elementary School's student population of 189 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students189 students
This chart display total students of Raft River Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Raft River Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Raft River Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Raft River Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Raft River Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Raft River Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#421 out of 656 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Raft River 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Raft River 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Raft River Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Raft River Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Raft River Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
76%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Raft River Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Raft River Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.360.39
This chart display the diversity score of Raft River Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Raft River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
24%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Raft River Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Idaho by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCASSIA COUNTY JOINT DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Raft River Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.