PROFICIENCY 50% 18% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
52%JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2
36%Boise
42%Idaho

Desert Sage Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2" in Boise, ID. There are a total of 688 students and 39 teachers at Desert Sage Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 379 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Desert Sage Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 50.0%, which is 18% higher than the Idaho average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students688
Teachers38.9
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch379
Reduced lunch48

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Desert Sage Elementary School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All46%
345-49%
455-59%
530-34%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All54%
340-44%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

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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Desert Sage Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIdahoNational
Caucasian 68.4% 83.5% 76.6% 51.1%
African American 2.2% 1.4% 1.2% 15.9%
Asian 3.1% 2.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.0% 8.7% 16.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 5.5% 3.2% 2.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Christine Donnell School Of Arts62%0.9Boise, ID
Lake Hazel Elementary School58%1.6Boise, ID
Silver Sage Elementary School37%1.7Boise, ID
Amity Elementary School59%1.7Boise, ID
Lake Hazel Middle School55%1.7Boise, ID
West Junior High48%2.4Boise, ID
Frank Church High (altern)11%2.4Boise, ID
Maple Grove Elementary School61%2.7Boise, ID
Pepper Ridge Elementary61%3.4Boise, ID
Siena Elementary59%3.8Meridian, ID
Grace Jordan Elementary45%4.1Boise, ID
Hillcrest Elementary School40%4.2Boise, 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%
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Source: The Desert Sage Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.