PROFICIENCY 70% 48% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #7 of 92 in Boise
  • Ranked #24 of 877 in Idaho
Proficiency Averages
52%Boise
47%Idaho

Boise Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boise City Independent School District 1" in Boise, ID. There are a total of 1,521 students and 82 teachers at Boise Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1.

Boise Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 69.5%, which is 48% higher than the Idaho average.

Boise Senior High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1521
Teachers82
Student/Teacher ratio19:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment770
Taking some courses593
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 Boise Senior High School, there are a total of 770 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 593 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School61%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All78%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School78%

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.

Boise Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIdahoNational
White 84.5% 77.9% 76.7% 51.1%
Black 3.5% 3.2% 1.2% 15.9%
Asian 4.5% 3.9% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.0% 11.4% 16.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.7% 0.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 2.3% 2.2% 3.1%

Boise demographics profile

StatisticBoiseIdahoNational
Population218,6771,787,065328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,6672291
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%
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Source: The Boise Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.