Best Public Schools in Sugar City, ID


The Sugar City, Idaho school district consists of 6 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district serves a predominantly white student population, with Hispanic students making up the next largest racial group. While the district as a whole performs solidly, with some schools ranking in the middle to upper tiers of Idaho schools, there is room for improvement, especially in raising academic proficiency rates to meet or exceed state averages.

Sugar-Salem High School stands out with a strong 90.9% 4-year graduation rate, above the state average. The Sugar-Salem Junior High School also performs well, ranking 38th out of 107 Idaho middle schools and scoring above the district and state averages on ISAT math and English language arts tests. Meanwhile, Kershaw Intermediate School has a 3rd grade English language arts proficiency rate slightly below the district and state averages.

The alternative schools in the district, Sugar-Salem Online and Valley View Alternative High School, face unique challenges, with lower test scores and graduation rates compared to the traditional public schools. However, Valley View Alternative High stands out with an impressive 82.4% 4-year graduation rate, well above the state average for alternative schools. Addressing chronic absenteeism, which ranges from 5.6% to 30% across the district, could be an opportunity to improve academic outcomes for all students in the Sugar-Salem Joint District.

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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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