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Quick Facts


 In a community that provides a rich selection of choice in K-12 education including charter schools, private schools, and virtual schools, the majority of parents choose Nampa School District and its comprehensive program for their children.

STUDENTS - We serve more than 14,000 students - pre-K through 12th grade

  • 70% White
  • 25% Hispanic
  • 7% Other (Native American, Black, Asian, etc.)
  • 63% Qualify for free or reduced price lunch
  • 1,201 English Language Learners
  • 1,594 Qualify for special education
  • 1,401 Qualify as homeless
  • 239 Qualify as migrant

SCHOOLS/PROGRAMS - We serve these students in:

  • 14 elementary schools (including a dual language magnet school)
  • 4 middle schools
  • 3 high schools, each with high quality career technical programs
  • 2 innovation high schools
  • 1 career technical school
  • 3 special education programs - Nampa Early Childhood Center, Gateways, PREP
  • 3 district-authorized charter schools:
    • Idaho Arts Charter
    • Gem Prep Academy
    • Pathways in Education 

ADVANCED OPPORTUNITIES – In 2017-18, 449 students took 641 AP, CLEP and CTE exams, using Fast Forward funding totaling $51,717.

EMPLOYEES – We are Canyon County’s largest employer. We employ more than 863 certified staff; 48 administrators; 612 classified staff; and 232 substitutes and contribute to the local workforce through contracts with Brown Bus Co. for busing; ABM for custodial services; Nampa Police Department for school resource officers; and with companies such as Chatterbox for speech language services.

2.4 million square feet of space 
612 acres owned by the district
13,114 meals on average served daily in the district