Best Public Schools in Orofino, ID


The city of Orofino, Idaho is home to two schools: Orofino Elementary School and Orofino High School, both part of the Orofino Joint District. While Orofino Elementary School stands out for its relatively high academic performance and lower chronic absenteeism, Orofino High School has seen a decline in its statewide ranking and has a lower four-year graduation rate compared to the state average.

Orofino Elementary School outperforms the district and state averages on ISAT math and English language arts tests, and has a lower chronic absenteeism rate of 18.5% compared to Orofino High School's 28.7%. However, the elementary school has a higher percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch at 40.96%, compared to 25% at the high school. In contrast, Orofino High School has a relatively low statewide ranking, ranking 97th out of 106 Idaho high schools in the 2022-2023 school year, and a four-year graduation rate of 72.4%, which is lower than the state average.

Both schools have similar racial demographics, with a majority white student population and smaller percentages of Hispanic and Native American students. Additionally, the per-student spending at both schools is relatively high, suggesting that financial resources may not be the primary factor driving the differences in academic performance and attendance. Overall, the data provides a nuanced picture of the schools in Orofino, highlighting areas of strength and potential areas for improvement, particularly at the high school level.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Idaho Department of Education.

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