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Amity Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 646 students

 
 

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Posted August 4, 2011

This school has excellent teachers, and incredible programs to help children falling behind to catch up and thrive. The principal has an immense report not only with the parents but outstandingly with the students as well. Children who are already succeeding do very well here and are challenged. I have 4 children at Amity and I have never had any problems with staff and faculty. This is a top 5 school for Idaho and it shows us why every day.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 28, 2009

My daughter only attended for 4th grade, and now we have moved to the Meridian school district. I really liked her teacher, principal and the kids. Our daughter felt comfortable and excelled in all of her subjects because of the great teaching.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2008

We love Amity - they have a wonderful A+ staff. The children learn at an accellerated pace and the support staff is also friendly and excellent. We would not want to attend any other elementary!
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 73% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

100 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
94%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 83% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 80% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
86%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
70%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 73% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

All Students86%
Female88%
Male84%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students95%
Female96%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Idaho Department of Education. If there are fewer than 11 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

All Students97%
Female96%
Male98%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged96%
Special education85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students97%
Female95%
Male98%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special education85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special education100%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Idaho Department of Education. If there are fewer than 11 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

All Students93%
Female94%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Special education82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Special education82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students97%
Female98%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special education91%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students87%
Female86%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Special education82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Idaho Department of Education. If there are fewer than 11 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

All Students88%
Female98%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students87%
Female90%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female98%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Idaho used the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and language usage, and in grades 5, 7 and 10 in science. Students may also take the ISAT in grades 11 or 12 if they were not able to do so in grade 10. The scores from the spring administration are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The grade 10 ISAT is a high school graduation requirement. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering the specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Idaho. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Idaho Department of Education. If there are fewer than 11 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 78%
Hispanic 4% 16%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
Black 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 28%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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10000 West Amity Rd
Boise, ID 83709
Phone: (208) 854-4220

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