Numbers

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

2017 - 2018 Idaho Public Schools Total

2018 Budget

This is the amount of money the state gives to public education. It is nearly half of all state expenditures.

2017 - 2018 Idaho Districts with 100% Graduation Rates

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.

2017 - 2018 Average Idaho Total Students Absent Each Day

Total Absences

This is the average number of students who were absent each day during the 2017-18 school year. The data was pulled from the State Department of Education website and calculated by subtracting Average Daily Attendance (ADA) from total enrollment.

2017 - 2018 Top Teacher Salaries in Idaho

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 2017-18 school year. The data is submitted by school districts and was pulled from the State Department of Education website.

2017 - 2018 Top Superintendent Salaries in Idaho

Top Superintendent Salaries

These salaries from the 2016-17 school year were reported by districts to the State Department of Education. These are base salaries and do not include extra perks.

2017 - 2018 Top Charter Admin Salaries in Idaho

Top Charter Administrator Salaries

These salaries from the 2016-17 school year were reported by charters to the State Department of Education. These are base salaries and do not include extra perks.

2017 - 2018 Teacher Work Days in Idaho

Teacher Work Days

This is the average number of days teachers were contracted to work during the 2017-18 school year. Contract days were reported by districts and charters to the State Department of Education. This is the average of the individual reports.

2017 - 2018 Number of Teachers in Idaho

Teachers in Idaho

This calculation uses only the base salary of instructional staff members from the 2015-16 school year. The average includes teachers in districts and charters.

2017 - 2018 Average Idaho Teacher Salary

Statewide Average Teacher Salary

This calculation uses only the base salary of instructional staff members from the 2017-18 school year. The number includes teachers in districts and charters.

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 2017-18 school year.

Public Schools Education Budget

$1.70 billion tax dollars devoted to public education in Idaho for the 2017-18 school year. This graphic breaks out how districts and charters spend the money.

2017 - 2018 Average Idaho Superintendent Salary

Superintendent Salaries

This amount is calculated by averaging the salaries of all full-time superintendents from the 2017-18 school year.

2017 - 2018 Number of Students in Idaho

Number of Students in Idaho

This is the approximate number of students attending Idaho public schools during the 2017-18 school year. The number includes students in charter and magnet schools but does not include students in private schools or homeschooled.

2017 - 2018 Idaho Graduation Rate

State Graduation Rate

This percentage is calculated from the number of students who started high school and graduated in four years in May of 2017.

2017 - 2018 Statewide Average Daily Attendance in Idaho

Daily Attendance

This is the total average daily attendance of students from across the state.

2017 - 2018 Per Pupil Expenditure in Idaho

Per Pupil Expenditure

This is the average amount of money school districts and charters spend per student per school year. This calculation uses federal, state and local dollars.