PROFICIENCY 42% 2% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%BOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT
36%Boise
42%Idaho

Borah Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "BOISE INDEPENDENT DISTRICT" in Boise, ID. There are a total of 1,563 students and 86 teachers at Borah Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 580 free lunch students and 102 reduced lunch students.

Borah Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 2% lower than the Idaho average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1563
Teachers86.27
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch580
Reduced lunch102

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment398
Taking some courses315
Taking some courses (not tests)77
Passing some courses153
Passing no courses155

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Borah Senior High School, there are a total of 398 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 315 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All23%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School23%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All60%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School60%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Borah Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIdahoNational
Caucasian 74.1% 77.3% 76.6% 51.1%
African American 6.7% 3.3% 1.2% 15.9%
Asian 5.8% 4.0% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.5% 11.8% 16.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.7% 0.7% 0.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 2.2% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Grace Jordan Elementary45%0.4Boise, ID
Hillcrest Elementary School40%1.3Boise, ID
The Village Charter School42%1.5Boise, ID
Jefferson Elementary School25%1.6Boise, ID
Monroe Elementary School55%1.7Boise, ID
Inspire Virtual Charter School38%1.7Boise, ID
Koelschool Elementary School30%1.8Boise, ID
Whitney Elementary School38%1.9Boise, ID
South Junior High School36%2.0Boise, ID
Frank Church High (altern)11%2.1Boise, ID
Maple Grove Elementary School61%2.1Boise, ID
West Junior High48%2.2Boise, ID

Boise demographics profile

StatisticBoiseIdahoNational
Population218,6771,635,483318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,6671991
Median age35.835.737.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%60%55%
Speak English90%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%8%13%

Education level achieved in Boise

IndexBoiseIdahoNational
Completed 8th grade91.2%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school90.7%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college74.5%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.4%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.6%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Borah Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.