Idaho Falls school information

IndexIdaho FallsIdahoNational
Average Test Scores41%42%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:117:116:1
Total public schools3844679,221
Total private schools78324,874
Total post-secondary schools1347,963
The Idaho Falls, ID educational system consists of 38 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Idaho Falls public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 3% lower than than the Idaho average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Idaho Falls public schools is 19:1, compared to 17:1 in Idaho and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.9% have completed high school, 27.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Idaho Falls are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 38 public schools in Idaho Falls.
  • 85.1% of people in Idaho Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Idaho Falls have completed high school.
  • 27.2% of people in Idaho Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Idaho Falls

IndexIdaho FallsIdahoNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%85.7%84.3%
Completed high school84.9%84.8%83.0%
Completed some college64.0%62.4%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.0%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.2%26.2%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%8.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ucon, ID1,25155%11%
Ammon, ID14,76753%7%
Ririe, ID65449%1%
Iona, ID2,26647%4%
Rigby, ID4,02843%12%
Idaho Falls, ID58,93341%16%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntington Park, CA58,92130%38%
San Rafael, CA58,94844%11%
Chapel Hill, NC59,00564%31%
Royal Oak, MI58,82353%8%
Port Orange, FL58,78064%30%
Idaho Falls, ID58,93341%16%
Source: The Idaho Falls, 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.