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Linder Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 345 students

 

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Posted May 4, 2013

I absolutely love this school. When we first move to this neighborhood we were concern about all the bad reviews it had. We talked to many people around here and they said the old school principal was what they didn't like. But when our son started school the principal had been replaced and im glad he did. because the current principal is great. She really gets involved and ever since she came here she has improved everything. We are actually trying to buy the home where we lie now just so that our son can attend the school here. I definitely recommend it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 3, 2012

Great school!!!! My child loves it and has lots of friends. He needed help in math and they offered him tutoring. Teachers and other staff are very nice and handle the children well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2012

Excellent school, wonderful caring teachers and staff. My child has grown both educationally and socially here. So glad we found this school!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 17, 2010

After giving this school 5 years too many I have finally decided to switch schools for my children's educational sake. You can volunteer and be involved but it doesn't make this a success for everyone (and I have done both). Out of 5 years there have been only two teachers worth having and they were truly wonderful. Unfortunately there are not enough to go around at Linder. If your child is an above average student or even has the potential to be please for their sake go somewhere else or they will fall through the cracks due to teachers having to put so much focus on getting a certain target group of students to meet State Testing Standards.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 15, 2009

This is a lower income public school with great teachers and staff. Diverse group of students, majority hispanic and caucasion. All of my children have attended Linder and as long as a parent is active in their education they will suceed with high scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2008

I think is the perfect school for my childs now with the new principal and the new rules we can be the best Elementary of the sun valley.
—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.

About these ratings

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.
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The state average for Language Usage was 73% 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.

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The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

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The state average for Reading was 90% 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

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

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The state average for Science was 72% 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

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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.

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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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

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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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 63% 78%
Hispanic 30% 16%
Two or more races 4% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian 1% 1%
Black 1% 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 55%N/A45%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1825 Chateau Dr
Meridian, ID 83646
Phone: (208) 855-4430

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