Best Public Schools in Zip Code 83338


The 83338 zip code area is home to 7 schools, including 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools, serving a diverse student population. While some schools, like Horizon Elementary, perform better than others, the data reveals significant disparities in academic achievement and student well-being across the schools in this community.

One standout school is Heritage Academy, a public charter school with the lowest chronic absenteeism rate at 4.6% and the highest student-teacher ratio at 13.5, suggesting a more personalized learning environment. In contrast, Falls City Academy, a public high school, has the lowest four-year graduation rate at 24.1%, which is concerning. The schools in this area generally perform below the state average in math and English language arts proficiency, with the exception of Horizon Elementary, which has a higher math proficiency rate than the district and state averages.

Across the schools, there is a significant percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 44.77% at Jerome High School to 65.16% at Heritage Academy, suggesting a high level of economic need in the community. The wide range in school rankings, test scores, and other metrics raises questions about equity and access to quality education for all students in the Jerome Joint District and the Heritage Academy Inc. district, which serve this area.

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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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