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Blaine County School District #61

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IRI Percentage at Grade Level: This value represents the percentage of K-3 students who tested at grade level on the Idaho Reading Indicator (IRI). 50.4%

ISAT Percentage Proficient in ELA: This value represents the percentage of students in grades 3-11 who tested at or above proficient on the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) in English Language Arts. 51.3%

ISAT Percentage Proficient in Math: This value represents the percentage of students in grades 3-11 who tested at or above proficient on the Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) in math. 37.4%

Statewide Percentage Proficient in Reading (4th grade): This value represents the percentage of public and nonpublic 4th grade students who tested at or above proficient in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).37%

Statewide Percentage Proficient in Reading (8th grade): This value represents the percentage of public and nonpublic 4th grade students who tested at or above proficient in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).37%

Statewide Percentage Proficient in Math (4th grade): This value represents the percentage of public and nonpublic 4th grade students who tested at or above proficient in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).43%

Statewide Percentage Proficient in Math (8th grade): This value represents the percentage of public and nonpublic 4th grade students who tested at or above proficient in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).37%

Spending Per Student: $16,393.00

Superintendent's Total Salary: $168,000.00

Rainy Day Fund Balance (% of Total Budget): $28,869,402.00 (46.8%)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Personnel: 0

Critical Social Justice Incidents: 8

School Description Link
Maintains a "Name and Pronoun Usage" policy whereby staff use students' preferred pronouns regardless of parental knowledge or wishes. Visit
Provided access to Idaho Digital Ebook Alliance collection, which includes titles such as Felix Ever After and George, through students' school accounts (2021) Visit
Wood River High School Teachers on the Wood River High School Equity Task Force pledged to "confront[] systemic inequalities and racism" and to "drop[] a knee or rais[e] a fist in support of Black Lives Matter and an end to brutality against people of color in this country." Visit
Utilized Vector Solution's "Safe Schools" training modules on implicit bias, microaggressions, intersectionality, and ethnocentrism. Visit
Wood River High School Wood River High School Equity Task Force member and Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) teacher, Michel Sewell, advocated for abolishing gifted and talented programs and reallocated these resources to serve all students. Visit
The Blaine County School Board chairman promised to protect teachers from parents who are concerned about their children being indoctrinated in school. Visit
Offered teacher training on equity, implicit bias, racism, the works of Ibram Kendi, and microaggressions in 2020. Visit
Wood River High School A Pride Club exists at Wood River High School. Visit

Nearby Alternative Educational Providers: 4

Provider Link
Pioneer Montessori School (PreK-6 Private, Montessori School) Visit
Sun Valley Community School (PreK-12 Private School) Visit
The Sage School (6-12 Private, Independent School) Visit
Syringa Mountain School (K-6 Waldorf Charter) Visit

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