As parents we want to know how our schools in Idaho are performing. Most of us base the success of our school on our kids. Are they learning? Are they getting good grades? Are they safe?

K12niche found the best school districts based on statistics, student and parent reviews, and expert insights. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student and parent reviews, and more.

According to the research they found these are the Top 100 school districts in Idaho:

  1. Bliss Joint School District
  2. Blaine County School District
  3. South Lemhi School District
  4. Murtaugh Joint School District
  5. Boise Independent School District
  6. Clark County School District
  7. Midvale School District
  8. Nezperce Joint School District
  9. Compass Charter School
  10. Mackay Joint School District
  11. North Gem School District
  12. Mullan School District
  13. Lakeland School District
  14. Camas County School District
  15. McCall-Donnelly School District
  16. Dietrich School District
  17. Cambridge Joint School District
  18. Rockland School District
  19. Salmon River Joint School District
  20. West Jefferson School District
  21. Kendrick Joint School District
  22. Liberty Charter School District
  23. Moscow School District
  24. Troy School District
  25. Parma School District
  26. Xavier Charter School
  27. Grace Joint School District
  28. Highland Joint School District
  29. Taylors Crossing Charter Schoo
  30. Garden Valley School District
  31. Bruneau-Grand View Joint School District
  32. Cottonwood Joint School District
  33. Culdesac Joint School District
  34. West Side Joint School District
  35. Castleford School District
  36. Genesee Joint School District
  37. Ririe Joint School District
  38. Council School District
  39. Meridian Joint School District
  40. Cascade School District
  41. Madison School District
  42. Potlatch School District
  43. Butte County Joint School District
  44. North Valley Academy
  45. Hansen School District
  46. Meadows Valley School District
  47. Sugar-Salem Joint School District
  48. Glenns Ferry Joint School District
  49. Victory Charter School
  50. Basin School District
  51. New Plymouth School District
  52. Kamiah Joint School District
  53. Idaho Virtual Academy
  54. Weiser School District
  55. Pocatello School District
  56. Coeur d'Alene School District
  57. Richfield School District
  58. Plummer-Worley Joint School District
  59. Melba Joint School District
  60. Mountain View School District
  61. Middleton School District
  62. Whitepine Joint School District
  63. Hagerman Joint School District
  64. Aberdeen School District
  65. Kimberly School District
  66. Vallivue School District
  67. Wallace School District
  68. Valley School District
  69. Twin Falls School District
  70. Firth School District
  71. Lewiston Independent School District
  72. Salmon School District
  73. Marsing Joint School District
  74. Lake Pend Oreille School District
  75. Challis Joint School District
  76. Shoshone Joint School District
  77. St. Maries Joint School District
  78. Mountain Home School District
  79. Oneida County School District
  80. Richard Mckenna Charter High School
  81. Fremont County Joint School District
  82. Notus School District
  83. Wilder School District
  84. Jefferson County Joint School District
  85. Idaho Falls School District
  86. Buhl Joint School District
  87. Minidoka County Joint School District
  88. Soda Springs Joint School District
  89. Gooding Joint School District
  90. Kellogg Joint School District
  91. Homedale Joint School District
  92. Post Falls School District
  93. Snake River School District
  94. Cassia County Joint School District
  95. Shelley Joint School District
  96. Nampa School District
  97. Bonneville Joint School District
  98. Payette Joint School District
  99. Kootenai School District
  100. American Falls Joint School District

Only a few Magic Valley school districts were not listed in the Top 100:

  • Filer School District was ranked 112
  • Wendell School District was ranked 113
  • Jerome School District was ranked 116

There are 145 school districts in the state of Idaho. We are proud to have two Magic Valley school district in the Top 5! Congratulations to Bliss School District and Murtaugh School District!

Learn more about how these schools were rated or look up any school district in the United States. There's also a very helpful website with school information called Public School Review.