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Harwood Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 415 students

 

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Posted April 25, 2004

Harwood is a great school. The teachers are capable and willing to help students. The principal cooperates well with parents. He can speak Spanish and helps parents communicate with the school. Everyone works to make Harwood a school where students can succeed.
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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.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
82%
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.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
90%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
90%

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 80% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
75%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
79%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

61 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
58%
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 Students65%
Female70%
Male61%
Asiann/a
Hispanic47%
American Indiann/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Special education20%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students89%
Female88%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
American Indiann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Special education70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female82%
Male88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
American Indiann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special education40%
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 Students73%
Female68%
Male78%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged61%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students84%
Female87%
Male81%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indiann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged76%
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 Students79%
Female81%
Male76%
African Americann/a
Hispanic69%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students87%
Female89%
Male84%
African Americann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female92%
Male72%
African Americann/a
Hispanic62%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female83%
Male68%
African Americann/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged80%
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 79% 78%
Hispanic 18% 16%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Black 1% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 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 72%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  • (208) 745-6995

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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