Best Public Schools in Rupert, ID


The city of Rupert, Idaho is home to 5 schools in the Minidoka County Joint District, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. These schools serve a diverse student population, with a significant Hispanic/Latino representation ranging from 27.65% to 60.94% across the different campuses.

Among the standout schools in Rupert is Acequia Elementary School, which has the lowest student-teacher ratio (13.7) in the district, indicating a strong learning environment. The Preschool Center also stands out, providing an important early education foundation for young students with its second-best student-teacher ratio (16) in the district. However, the district as a whole is underperforming, ranking 49 out of 56 districts in Idaho and rated 1 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger.

The schools in Rupert face several challenges, including high chronic absenteeism rates ranging from 27% to 35%, low academic performance with test scores below the state average, and a high percentage of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating economic need. While Minico Senior High School has a relatively high 4-year graduation rate of 92.9%, several other schools, such as East Minico Middle School and Rupert Elementary School, have seen their statewide rankings decline in recent years, indicating a need for improvement.

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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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