Elementary Schools in Sugar-Salem Joint District


The Sugar-Salem Joint District in Idaho is home to two elementary schools: Central Elementary School and Kershaw Intermediate School. While both schools are performing reasonably well, there are some notable differences between them.

Central Elementary School has a more diverse student population, with a higher percentage of Hispanic and multi-racial students compared to Kershaw Intermediate School. Additionally, Central Elementary School has a lower chronic absenteeism rate, indicating better student attendance. On the academic front, Kershaw Intermediate School outperforms the district and state averages in ISAT Math and English Language Arts, suggesting stronger academic achievement among its students.

In terms of resources, the two schools have similar per-student spending, but Central Elementary School has a lower student-teacher ratio, which may contribute to its better attendance and potentially more personalized learning experiences for students. Overall, the data suggests that both schools are providing quality education, but with some variations in student demographics, attendance, and academic performance that could inform future decision-making and resource allocation 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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