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Bickel Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 325 students

 

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Posted September 10, 2013

I love this school,my granddaughter started this year,and her teacher i feel is one of the best
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2013

My daughter has attended this school K-5. She had one questionable teacher the entire time we had her there. The principle Is wonderful and very committed to the children. The activities are better then most other schools. I know because my older two children had trouble in different schools with teachers, principles, and other children. To the extent of a knife pulled on one of them in the middle school at Filer. Plus Bickel has an advanced class right at the school so my daughter didn't have to transfer to another school for a higher learning level and she wasn't made to feel different for her advances levels. Bickel Elementary has proven to be one of the best schools in Twin Falls District for my child
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 2, 2008

We've had two children attend this school. The teachers are devoted, kind and helpful. Although the building is old and in need of some modernization the great learning environment makes up for it.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 27, 2008

we have 1 child attending and there staff and students have been great we look forward for our next years to come keep up the good work
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2004

Both of my children attended this school from Kindergarten to 6th grade. Not only great academic teaching but also great effort put into teaching children social skills and how to treat each other.
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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.
Language Usage

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

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

57 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

55 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
76%
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.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
77%
Math

The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
85%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 90% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
85%
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.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 89% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
88%
Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
67%
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 Students75%
Female88%
Male63%
Asiann/a
Hispanic57%
American Indiann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female89%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic80%
American Indiann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged89%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students96%
Female100%
Male93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
American Indiann/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged96%
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%
Male85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic91%
American Indiann/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students88%
Female88%
Male88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indiann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students84%
Female82%
Male85%
Asiann/a
Hispanic82%
American Indiann/a
White88%
Economically disadvantaged83%
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 Students87%
Female90%
Male83%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Math

All Students77%
Female83%
Male70%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female86%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Special educationn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students77%
Female79%
Male74%
African Americann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indiann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged70%
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 68% 78%
Hispanic 23% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Black 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
Two or more races 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73%N/A48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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607 2nd Ave East
Twin Falls, ID 83301
Phone: (208) 733-4116

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