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Rolling Hills Public Charter School

Charter | K-8 | 249 students

Academic success in a small, safe, structured environment.

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $156,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $690.

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5 stars

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2014:
Based on 2 ratings
2013:
Based on 1 rating
2012:
Based on 3 ratings
2011:
Based on 11 ratings

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Posted April 16, 2014

I have been attending Rolling Hills Charter for 5 years now and I have had nothing but great experiences with the school. The teachers are amazing and their goals are to help each student reach their own goals. Even though there are lots of other kids you always feel like they are there for you personally. I have seen people complain about the lottery being rigged but there are other things than just being in district that they have to consider. They do not base it off who they think will help them most. Besides all this, I think the thing I love most about this school is the Harbor Method. This means that this school is a safe harbor for any child who wants to attend. There is absolutely no bullying tolerated and if there is it is handled appropriately. In most bullying cases the one being bullied is scared to report the bully but the teachers and administration are not the only ones preventing bullying. The other students attending this school want to make sure there isn't any bullying as well because it is their school as well. The students are always making sure that they stand up for anyone who is bullied and with the small classes everyone is friends with everyone else.


Posted April 2, 2014

This school is just awesome. The teachers really care for your child!! And this school is bully free!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2013

We've been part of the Rolling Hills community officially for 3 years and my kids are always happy when I pick them up from school. Their teachers have high academic expectations and they support them in reaching their goals. The curriculum is noticeably more advanced than the previous elementary schools we attended. We love our new administrator. The atmosphere in the school is positive and energetic. I have many opportunities to be involved in the school and feel that I can directly impact my children's academic experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2012

We are in our second year at Rolling Hills, and we've been very pleased. The curriculum is advanced (i.e., math taught at one year ahead) and offers Spanish instruction and a small-school environment. Our four teachers to date have been excellent. Remember this is a charter school, but it is also a public school which means all students, enrollment space permitting, are accepted for admission. This means we have a diverse range of student abilities and needs, evident when you look at aggregate test scores. Both of my upper elementary grade children scored in the advanced and proficient levels on their ISATs. The teachers differentiate their instruction well. The principal is loved by the students and works tirelessly in a demanding environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2012

My son has been attending RHPCS for three years now and we love this school! The teachers really care about the students and are constantly striving to get them to the next level and work with the parents to help our kids achieve success. The administration has turned this school around in an incredible way and made it a positive environment for the students and parents. The faculty and administration adhere to the Habor Method and it has been a positive experience for our family. My son is in 2nd grade and is excelling in math and reading and is and has been light years ahead of the public school curriculum. My son loves his science, computer, music and PE classes and of course his teachers. If you like a small school atmosphere as well as caring teachers and administrators come check out RHPCS.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2012

Very shady school with dishonest administrators. Their lottery does not meet state criteria (no state reps. conducted the lorrtey and it was not witnessed by the public as in reputable charter schools) We were told during an open house that we had a seat, then after the 'lottery' was done were told we were last one the waiting list; however, an out-of-district family who coincidentally runs a day care and is in the posiiton to refer students to Rolling Hills, was accepted) Their rating and test scores are lower than the local public schools, the class sizes are just as large as the public school, they don' have a playground and their history is very checkered. They have a reputation of being less than or no better than a public school, does not care about the 'Harbour Method' they attest to and is just an overall bad school. The actual school grounds are small, but the class sizes are so large that you feel like you're in a crowded public school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 9, 2011

weak middle school, academics not any better than public school, lots of politics, leadership not strong but luckily new board members & some great parents to support the leadership
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2011

My son is a 3rd grader and has been at Rolling Hills for 3 yrs. We LOVE this school. My priorities in selecting a school are first the quality of education received. Rolling Hills curriculum is extremely challenging (test scores don't lie) and fun at the same time. My next priority is the ethical and moral standards the school demands with regard to how students conduct themselves and how they treat others while in and out of school. I have been so pleased with this aspect as well. Strict dress code and strict code of conduct is enforced which creates such a positive, educational, kind environment at the school. The Harbor Method is such a positive and effective way to educate children. Because of these standards, the teachers have the time and energy to incorporate so much fun for the kids. My son has the greatest attitude about learning and in my opinion with the right attitude, all things are possible! I highly recommend Rolling Hills Public Charter School to all parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 2, 2011

I have older children that attend Rolling Hills and this school is small and safe with an accelerated curriculum that includes drama, music, spanish, computer, community service in addition to core subjects. Many extracurricular activities are available also for a small school. My children can compete in MS sports like Basketball, Volleyball or Track. They can participate in Writer's Cafe with one of our outstanding MS teachers weekly. They are encouraged to be kind, courteous, and responsible. This school does more than just prepare my children academically for high school, but helps them develop confidence in themselves to be sucessful. This is a great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 24, 2011

Rolling Hills is a truly wonderful school! Call to schedule a tour and see the great things happening here. My family is personally blessed to have our two children attend in this safe, acedimically challenging school and be educated by great teachers under the friendly and watchful eye of our principal, Dr. Montgomery. It is my pleasure to be able to work in the school every day as well.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 31, 2011

I love teaching at Rolling Hills Public Charter School! The students are great and the staff is terrific. We are a small school dedicated to our students and each of their individual needs. I am able to know each student's strengths and weaknesses and appreciate all. Going to work every morning is a delight, because I know students will respect me, their classmates and all adults in our building. We have a high standard for academics as well as a high standard for character. Rolling Hills is the place for you if you want your child succeeding academically and socially.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 28, 2011

We came from a home school background and were looking for the quality of education as well as a safe, warm environment. I continue to be impressed with the dedication and quality of the staff I have come in contact with. I appreciate whenever I come into the school I receive a warm friendly greeting. I really value the daily hours and yearly schedule. I get more time with my child and he has enough time to complete homework, responsibilities and still have time to play (breath). We love this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 17, 2011

We love Rolling Hills Charter School!!! Our oldest daughter was in private school last year and she was doing fabulous in the small learning environment. We knew we wanted to transition her to public school, so we did our research on local schools. Despite getting into two other charter schools for the 2010-2011 school year, we chose Rolling Hills for our daughter. We knew the 20 minute drive would be worth it. The smaller school creates a safe learning environment, which allows the students to thrive. The curriculum is challenging and accelerated. The Concept Boards and Shurley Method are important teaching tools. The teachers are compassionate and dedicated to their students and to the the Harbor Method. We love that the school offers Spanish, PE, computers and music. The principal asks for parents feedback, wants parents involved, and truly cares for the kids. The new school secretary is wonderful. She makes you feel welcomed and communicates with parents via weekly email updates. We are thankful to be part of the Rolling Hills Community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2011

My two children have learned so much since coming to Rolling Hills. I love this school. My child was being bullied at his previous school, so we switched to Rolling Hills. He is not getting bullied at all. In fact, Rolling Hills is an environment where my children feel very safe, and look forward to going! Rolling Hills is very similar to private education, without the heafty price tag!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 14, 2011

Our four children have attended Rolling Hills for the past five years. Our daughter was struggling with dyslexia that wasn't being addressed in public schools. She was able to overcome her dyslexia just in the natural course of the Harbor Method. The direct instruction really helped her as well as our other children. The principal really listens to parents and adapts. I like the after school activities that all the kids can participate in. The children feel safe.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 10, 2011

This is our 2nd year at Rolling Hills. We have 3 kids enrolled. The staff is very friendly and compassionate, I have a child with a learning disability and of the 4 schools we have been in RHPCS has offered the most support in the most respectful manner. I feel confident that my children are receiving a superior education in a safe environment. As a parent I feel as though my participation and involvement in my kids education is not only encouraged but welcomed. We love this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 7, 2011

My kids have been with this school since its opening. We love the personal attention the kids get. The leadership is excellent and safety is # 1. Were so happy to be part of this great school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 21, 2010

I homeschooled my 4 kids for the past 4 years but after researching charters in the area determined that RHPC might be a good fit for my kids, I was more then right! My kids are flourishing in ways that I hadn't anticipated. The curriculum is topnotch and the teachers are first rate. My biggest fear was sending my oldest daughter to "middle school" and all that goes along with that. Rolling HIlls by far exceeds everything I could've hoped for for her. I am so glad I did my research and came upon this gem of a school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 25, 2010

My son has been going to RHPCS for 3 years now, I absolutely love the school and so does he. The school offers spanish to the students, which I think is fantastic, and the harbor method has been great. The small school atmosphere offers a 'family' community, the students know each other and the teachers very well. Would recommend it to everyone!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 10, 2010

Excellent education and environment for my kids. We love the small school design and my kids do well with the Harbor method of teaching. This school offers a well balanced program, encouraging academic, extracurricular and community success. Both my kids have scored high in state testing and have had the opportunity to participate in team sports as well as volunteering their time helping our neighborhood. We are thankful to have Rolling Hills as our school of choice.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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80%

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86%

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85%

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92%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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93%

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93%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
92%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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97%

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96%

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91%

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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

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

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
100%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

25 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
74%
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.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

29 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
83%
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 75% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
46%

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67%
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 75% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
n/a

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85%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
69%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

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n/a

2010

 
 
100%
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 Students70%
Female79%
Male63%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students90%
Female79%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female93%
Male81%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged82%
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 Students80%
Femalen/a
Male76%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students93%
Femalen/a
Male91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students97%
Femalen/a
Male95%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged100%
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 Students76%
Femalen/a
Male77%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students80%
Femalen/a
Male82%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White79%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Femalen/a
Male94%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students76%
Femalen/a
Male82%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged67%
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 Students83%
Female91%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female82%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White73%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female100%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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 Students86%
Female91%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female91%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female100%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students64%
Female64%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White67%
Economically disadvantaged46%
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 Students96%
Female93%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students96%
Female93%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 78%
Hispanic 5% 16%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Music teacher(s)
PE instructor(s)
Special education coordinator
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Read more about programs at this school
Source: Provided by a school official.

Special education / special needs

Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Staff resources available to students
  • Special education coordinator

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Music room
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 8:00am
School end time
  • 2:30pm
School Leader's name
  • Shane Pratt
Best ways for parents to contact the school
  • Email
  • Phone
  • rollinghillspfa@outlook.com
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • Yes
Fax number
  • (208) 939-5401

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

Don't understand these terms?
  • Core knowledge
  • Direct instruction
  • Harbor
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

Don't understand these terms?
  • Service learning
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

Don't understand these terms?
  • No
Level of special education programming offered
  • Moderate - the school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Special education coordinator
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I
Transportation options
  • None
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Garden/Greenhouse
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Music room
  • Playground
  • Science lab
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • None
Media arts
  • None

Student clubs

Clubs (distinct from courses)
  • Chess club
  • Homework help/study buddy club
  • Student council/government
School leaders can update this information here.

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School culture

Dress Code
  • Dress code
Bullying policy
  • This school has a bullying and/or cyber bullying policy in place.
Parent involvement
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Serve on School Board
  • Serve on school improvement team or governance council
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
More from this school
  • Our vision is to provide a distinctive, academically rigorous learning experience in an environment where all students can excel and feel safe to explore.
School leaders can update this information here.

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What are your chances?


6 out of 10students were accepted for the 2013-2014 school year.


Students accepted for the 2013-2014 school year
65
Applications received for the 2013-2014 school year
105

Planning ahead

Students typically attend these schools after graduating
Eagle High School
Meridian Medical Arts Charter
Renaissance High School
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8900 N. Horseshoe Bend Road
Boise, ID 83714
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Phone: (208) 939-5400

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