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Dalton Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 434 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted February 21, 2009

I am a recent transplant from Hawaii and I have a kindergartner and third grader at Dalton. I love this school! My children made friends w/teachers, parents and children alike in no time at all. The principal is very involved w/the children. She does recess duty,and after school crossing guard as well as attending 'skate nights' at the local rink. She is always quick to speak to children about what may be going on in their world.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2006

I pulled my child out of this school at the beginning of the year because there is no control of the kids. They have a anti bully program going on, yet, the principal needs to implement it and she does not. Recess is not monitored very well and there is too many kids outside and not enough adult supervision. The teachers are great though!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
80%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
95%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
93%
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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
95%
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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
78%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
68%
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 Students92%
Female94%
Male91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students99%
Female100%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White100%
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 Students94%
Female98%
Male90%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students98%
Female98%
Male97%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students95%
Female98%
Male92%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged83%
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 Students82%
Female89%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female96%
Male82%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female100%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students86%
Female100%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged80%
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 91% 78%
Hispanic 5% 16%
Asian 2% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 25%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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6335 North Mt Carroll
Dalton Gardens, ID 83815
Phone: (208) 772-5364

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