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Idaho Arts Charter School

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Posted May 30, 2014

IACS is a fantastic school. I'm a junior and I've been going here since 6th grade. I transferred from a private school, knowing absolutely nothing about math, not even my times tables. The teachers spent a lot of extra time with me, and I now have an A in math. There's great teachers, and great students who are determined to go far in life. Every club, class, and activity is fantastic. It has grown so much since I came. Switching to this school was the best thing that's ever happened to me.


Posted May 2, 2014

I am a senior getting ready to graduate this year at Idaho Arts and i can honestly say that this school has helped me a ton academically. The school does whatever it can to help its students and the teachers are always available to help if your struggling. I've been going here since 6th grade and have seen the school grow a ton and improve each year.


Posted October 15, 2013

This is a fun friendly school that really cares. The teachers always stay in contact which is a huge plus. However the best thing is that my kids hate to miss school even one day, and they are learning a whole lot.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2013

I am a parent of two boys who have been going to the Idaho Arts Charter School since kindergarten. My oldest son has some physical challenges which does not allow him to be able to play sports, which seem to be the "norm" in main stream schools. So when I learned about a school that focused on the arts, I was very excited. This I thought would give my son a opportunity to get involved in activities that he can do physically. The teachers for both my boys have been wonderful to work with, helping them to grow to be good students. The school has opened their mind to all types of art and culture while giving them a good education.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 17, 2013

My children have been attending the school since it opened, and have watched it blossom into a venue that has far exceeded my expectations. Grades 1-6 are top notch. The teachers care about my children. They are highly qualified and competent. They show genuine interest in the unique aptitudes of my child. The principal has been a friend to my children. She leads and directs the school with care and attention to the individual needs of the students. She also does not hesitate to take command of a situation when needed. Although there have been a few problems with the high school curriculum, the elementary programs are wonderful. There are so many ways a student can explore, grow, and develop strength of character. The counselor is good. The administrative staff are very good. The art, music, dance, and drama instructors all do great jobs. The technology in the classrooms amazes me! However, if your child has behavior problems, you should be warned that there is very little tolerance for very disruptive/disrespectful behavior. Attending the school is a privilege!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 30, 2012

This school is ok, but being in highschool there aren't many good classes. Normal hightschool's have classes like, photography, gym, etc.... Overall this school is ok, but could be alot better:/


Posted April 3, 2010

I love this school! I started IACS this year and love it! It's the best school I've ever been to! I would deffinitly reccomend this to anyone who is interested in the arts. You really do learn through the arts!
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 2, 2010

Idaho Arts Charter School allowed my daughter to find and express her creative interests. The staff and teacher really care about the students success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 17, 2009

My son used to attend Sherman and was struggling in reading. The work there was almost too easy. He started IACS in November and is now excelling in reading and doing more challenging work. He has learned so much in just 6 months and he loves school! I would highly recomend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 10, 2009

Excellent teachers, strong administrators, huge parents involvement. My children have been learning through their art focused curriculum not only English and math, but also self-esteem, love, care and creativity. This school is still new and getting better every year. There is lots of energy in this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2009

Excellent, highly-qualified teachers and administrators. State-of the art curriculum and technology, there are smartboards in every classroom. My children have been very successful at this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2009

I am a freshman student here. I believe this school is awesome because its more one on one teacher student so it is much easier to learn. And now matter who you are you always fit in. I used to go to public schools and i was living in misery.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 5, 2008

This school is O.K. they are GREAT in some areas like dance, history and english but certain programs like choir and science are lacking. I have attended IACS since it oppened and each year it gets better and better. Right now its average but maybe in a few more school years it will be amazing.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 8, 2008

I love this school. It has humble beginnings but overall I am impressed. My children learn well through the arts and I am very pleased with how this school teaches through the arts. I was tempted to home school but my after finding this school, my children did great and there was no need to home school. The teachers are most general personable and show a great love for what they do. I know the care about my children. I would recomment this school to anyone who has children that learn well through the arts.
—Submitted by a parent


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Language Usage

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

62 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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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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.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

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

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
84%

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77%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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81%

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88%

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
89%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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70%

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68%

2011

 
 
75%

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72%
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.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
96%
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.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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100%

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95%

2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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61%

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59%

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67%

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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.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 75% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

65 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

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 62% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
73%
Math

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 82% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
85%

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 72% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 73% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
78%
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 24% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 25% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 38% in 2013.

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2012

 
 
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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.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

The state average for Language Usage was 19% in 2013.

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Math

The state average for Math was 19% in 2013.

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Reading

The state average for Reading was 29% in 2013.

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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.

Source: Idaho State Department of Education

Language Usage

All Students77%
Female76%
Male79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic69%
American Indiann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students94%
Female92%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged85%
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%
Female87%
Male85%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students86%
Female90%
Male82%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female90%
Male91%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged91%
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%
Female88%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged78%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students79%
Female78%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students94%
Female98%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students70%
Female68%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Hispanic36%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged59%
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%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students91%
Female97%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged89%
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%
Female82%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students92%
Female91%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students99%
Female100%
Male97%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students61%
Female55%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic14%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged57%
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%
Female88%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female88%
Male92%
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

Reading

All Students100%
Female100%
Male100%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/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 Students76%
Female78%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students80%
Female78%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students95%
Female97%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged86%
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%
Female83%
Male79%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students90%
Female90%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female97%
Male95%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic95%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students74%
Female73%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged69%
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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/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 Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
Hispanicn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 79% 78%
Hispanic 16% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34%N/A48%
Female 57%N/A49%
Male 43%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Art teacher(s)
College counselor(s)
Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
Dance teacher(s)
Gifted specialist(s)
Math specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by school staff Spanish
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Rock band
  • Theory
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
School facilities
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")

Gifted & talented

Staff resources available to students
  • Gifted specialist(s)
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School basics

School start time
  • 7:45am
School end time
  • 3:45pm
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Jackie Collins
Fax number
  • (208) 468-0572

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Art teacher(s)
  • College counselor(s)
  • Cooking/Nutrition teacher(s)
  • Dance teacher(s)
  • Gifted specialist(s)
  • Math specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Robotics/Technology specialist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Foreign languages spoken by staff
  • Spanish
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Art room
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Internet access
  • Library
  • Multi-purpose room ("cafegymatorium")
  • Music room
  • Performance stage
  • Playground
  • Science lab
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Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Design
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Painting
  • Photography
Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Jazz band
  • Orchestra
  • Rock band
  • Theory
  • Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Drama
Media arts
  • Technical design and production
  • Video / Film production
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School culture

Dress Code
  • Uniforms
Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Monitor the playground
  • Organize cultural events
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Parents help out at school in the classrooms and students are involved in many community events throughout the year.
  • Volunteer in the classroom
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  • IACS is a small, safe environment where students can participate in many arts related activities and performances. Parents have the ability to easily have input into the school through PTO and Board meetings.
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1220 5th St North
Nampa, ID 83687
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Phone: (208) 463-4324

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