Boise school information

Average Test Scores50%42%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a17:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a44679,221
Total private schoolsn/a8324,874
Total post-secondary schools12347,963
The Boise, ID educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and 12 post-secondary schools. Boise public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 18% higher than than the Idaho average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Boise public schools is n/a, compared to 17:1 in Idaho and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.7% have completed high school, 40.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Boise are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Boise.
  • 91.2% of people in Boise have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Boise have completed high school.
  • 40.6% of people in Boise have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Boise

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%

Highest level of education achieved in Boise (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Garden City, ID11,42369%40%
Eagle, ID22,71159%21%
Meridian, ID88,24749%0%
Star, ID7,25541%17%
Kuna, ID17,01541%17%
Boise, ID218,67750%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Richmond, VA216,77364%31%
San Bernardino, CA214,58120%58%
Des Moines, IA212,85960%23%
Birmingham, AL212,42422%55%
Spokane, WA212,07848%3%
Boise, ID218,67750%2%
Source: The Boise, ID education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.