Numbers

Publicly available data on a variety of topics relating to Idaho public schools.

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100% Graduation Rates

These districts and charters graduated all of their seniors. Most of these districts and charters have enrollments of less than 30 high school seniors.

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Total Absences

This is the average number of students who were absent each day during the 2014-15 school year. The data was pulled from the State Department of Education website and calculated by subtracting Average Daily Attendance (ADA) from total enrollment.

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Top Average Teacher Salaries

The average teacher salaries are calculated by dividing the total instructional salaries by the number of teachers from each school district for the 2014-15 school year. The data is submitted by school districts and was pulled from the State Department of Education website.

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Top Superintendent Salaries

These salaries from the 2015-16 school year were reported by districts to the State Department of Education. These are base salaries and do not include extra perks.

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Top Charter Administrator Salaries

These salaries from the 2015-16 school year were reported by charters to the State Department of Education. These are base salaries and do not include extra perks.

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Teacher Work Days

This is the average number of days teachers were contracted to work during the 2014-15 school year. Contract days were reported by districts and charters to the State Department of Education. This is the average of the individual reports.

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Teachers in Idaho

This calculation uses only the base salary of instructional staff members from the 2014-15 school year. The average includes teachers in districts and charters.

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Statewide Average Teacher Salary

This calculation uses only the base salary of instructional staff members from the 2016-17 school year. The number includes teachers in districts and charters.

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Teacher Performance

Districts are required to report teacher performance data to the State Department of Education. Teachers are rated on a four-numbered scale: 1 (unsatisfactory), 2 (needs improvement), 3 (proficient) and 4 (distinguished). Most teachers in Idaho earned a 3 or proficient mark during the 2014-15 school year.

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Public Schools Education Budget

$1.47 billion tax dollars devoted to public education in Idaho for the 2015-16 school year. This graphic breaks out how districts and charters spend the money.