Sugar-Salem Joint District


The Sugar-Salem Joint District in Idaho is home to 6 schools, including 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, and 1 alternative school. The district's schools serve a predominantly white student population, with varying levels of academic performance and student engagement.

Among the standout schools in the district is Sugar-Salem Junior High School, which ranks 38th out of 107 Idaho middle schools and outperforms the district and state averages in ISAT math and English Language Arts proficiency. In contrast, Sugar-Salem High School has seen a significant decline in its statewide ranking, dropping from 31st out of 101 schools in 2016-2017 to 94th out of 106 schools in 2022-2023, and currently holds a concerning 1-star rating from SchoolDigger.

The district's alternative school, Valley View Alternative High School, stands out with an impressive 82.4% four-year graduation rate, despite the challenges often faced by alternative schools. However, the district's virtual school, Sugar-Salem Online, has lower ISAT proficiency rates compared to the district and state averages, highlighting the unique challenges of online learning. Overall, the data suggests that socioeconomic factors, such as the percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, may play a significant role in student performance and engagement within the Sugar-Salem Joint District.

District Detail

 105 West Center Street
Sugar City, ID 83448-0150

 (208) 356-8802

SchoolDigger Rank:
21st of 56 Idaho districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 1,972

Primary Schools: 2
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 1

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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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