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Prospect Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 718 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted March 3, 2014

We are disappointed and moved our kids. Some of the problem is curriculum, but also some teachers refuse to ensure EVERY child is challenged and learns. (though some are fantastic). We had problems with a 1st grade teacher, and got no support from the principal, only reassurance that she is a good teacher. The district makes it worse by allowing 800 kids in a school for 650, while building in the zone continues.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 15, 2013

We were very disappointed by this school. My son was both bullied by students and his 1st grade teacher. He was left bored and unchallenged everyday. His teacher would argue with him in front of the class regularly and was usually wrong about what she argued with him about. A student spit in his face and when he told the teacher the teacher told him to worry about himself and did nothing about it. I am so thankful he got into North Star Charter School where he has thrived! We have never had one issue with bulling and he continues to be challenged academically. Thank God for Charter schools!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 12, 2010

Prospect Elementary is a fantastic school with an amazing staff!! Our children love it and we do too!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 9, 2010

We have been with this school since it first opened. It has a wonderful caring staff and a great principal. There are lot of opportunities to volunteer and become very involved as a parent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 27, 2010

This school is one of the best in the Meridian School District. The teachers are fabulous, the parents are wonderful, and my kids have thrived at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

My daughter is a first grade and we have loved both of her teachers! Great Fall Festival at the beginning of the school year and fun events throughout the rest of the year! So farr I'm very impressed with this Public school : )
—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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
94%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
88%
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.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
87%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

117 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

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 80% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

136 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
78%

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

All Students83%
Female88%
Male79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
American Indiann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Special education46%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)67%
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indiann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special education69%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)80%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students94%
Female97%
Male90%
Asiann/a
Hispanic94%
American Indiann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special education69%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)80%
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 Students81%
Female88%
Male76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Special education44%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students81%
Female88%
Male76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic64%
American Indiann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Special education50%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)30%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female96%
Male77%
Asiann/a
Hispanic90%
American Indiann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Special education44%
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%
Female88%
Male77%
African Americann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students82%
Female79%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students89%
Female92%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students80%
Female75%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged66%
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 83% 78%
Hispanic 11% 16%
Two or more races 3% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Black 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 29%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Meridian, ID 83646
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