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Edgemont Gardens Elementary School

Public | PK-6 | 547 students

 

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Posted October 29, 2012

This is one of the best schools around. The principle has worked for years to be sure that the kids had the latest in technology available to them. The PTO does well at fundraising and providing for the students. The biggest drawback to the school was how it was aging and now they are building a entirely new school 2012-2013!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2010

My kids have gone here from kindergarten to 5th grade and my kids and I have had a wonderful experience. They always have things going on to keep the parents involved, and are always looking out for the students best interests.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The teachers at Edgemont are very involved in the students lives. They make it a point to have the parents involved and they do everything possible to raise money for school functions and playground equipment.
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Posted January 15, 2006

I love Edgemont! The teachers are wonderful. They will spend extra time with the students if needed and are very understanding. They also get the parents very involved with what is going on.
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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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
61%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
89%
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.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
83%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
84%
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.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
71%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
64%

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

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

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male69%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White74%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female90%
Male88%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students88%
Female90%
Male84%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White86%
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 Students71%
Female73%
Male70%
Asiann/a
Hispanic40%
American Indiann/a
White76%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students83%
Female79%
Male87%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
American Indiann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female90%
Male83%
Asiann/a
Hispanic50%
American Indiann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged79%
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 Students74%
Female76%
Male71%
African Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students71%
Female74%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female79%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students57%
Female53%
Male61%
African Americann/a
Hispanic25%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantaged35%
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 Students84%
Female89%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female87%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students89%
Female91%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged78%
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 81% 78%
Hispanic 15% 16%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Asian 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 37%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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