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Priest River Jr High School

Public | 7-8 | 194 students

 
 

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Posted March 28, 2012

My Nephew was consistently bullied while attending this school. He repeatedly would tell the teachers and they did nothing about it. In today's world where behavior like this takes lives, I find this unacceptable. The teachers and administrators should be required to take an anti bullying course and enforce it or be fired!


Posted December 9, 2005

Before my son came up here, he was not doing well in school. The teachers took him in and showed him how to learn. I am very happy with this school.
—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 75% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
72%
Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

93 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
29%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
34%
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.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 94% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
95%

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

All Students69%
Female75%
Male65%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Special education17%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students76%
Female72%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White80%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Special education25%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female88%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged87%
Special education33%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students29%
Female24%
Male32%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White29%
Economically disadvantaged25%
Special education0%
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 Students79%
Female87%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students85%
Female85%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students97%
Female100%
Male95%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White98%
Economically disadvantaged97%
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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 78%
Two or more races 4% 2%
Hispanic 3% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Black 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1020 West Albeni Hwy
Priest River, ID 83856
Phone: (208) 448-1118

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