Best High Schools
in Idaho

We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 46 Idaho schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Idaho requires high school students to take three years of math courses and three years of science courses; complete a senior project; and take the SAT, ACT or Compass exam by the end of their junior years. Students are assessed by the Idaho Standard Achievement Test, according to the Idaho State Department of Education.

In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, eight Idaho schools were awarded silver medals and 37 received bronze medals. Idaho's one gold medal school is Boise High School, located in the state capital, within the Independent School District of Boise City.

Top Ranked ID Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Boise High School

1010 WEST WASHINGTON ST, BOISE, ID 83702

#2

Timberline High School

701 EAST BOISE AVE, BOISE, ID 83706

#3

McCall-Donnelly High School

401 NORTH MISSION ST, MCCALL, ID 83638

#4

Firth High School

329 LINCOLN ST, FIRTH, ID 83236

#5

Sandpoint High School

410 SOUTH DIVISION ST, SANDPOINT, ID 83864

#6

Thomas Jefferson Charter

1209 ADAM SMITH AVE, CALDWELL, ID 83605

#7

Garden Valley School

1076 BANKS LOWMAN RD, GARDEN VALLEY, ID 83622

#8

Fruitland High School

501 IOWA AVE, FRUITLAND, ID 83619

#9

Sugar-Salem High School

1 DIGGER DR, SUGAR CITY, ID 83448

Other Notable ID School

This school was awarded a national bronze medal.

Aberdeen High School

268 SOUTH 4TH WEST, ABERDEEN, ID 83210

See complete Idaho High School Rankings

ID by the Numbers
Districts 125
High Schools 213
Full-Time Teachers 5,877
Students Enrolled 99,621

Featured Districts

Schools in the Independent School District of Boise City School District are among the 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools.

The Independent School District of Boise City supports 14 high schools, serving 11,204 students.

Schools in the Joint School District No. 2 School District are among the 2012 U.S. News Best High Schools.

There are 12 high schools in the Joint School District No. 2, serving 10,959 students.