Quick Facts

QUICK FACTS ABOUT THE NAMPA SCHOOL DISTRICT

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 programs for their children.
 
STUDENTS

We serve 13,331 students in pre-K through 12th grade

  • 55% White
  • 39% Hispanic
  • 6% Other (Native American, Black, Asian, etc.)
  • 51% Qualify for free or reduced price lunch
  • 1,469 English Language Learners
  • 1,621 Qualify for special education
  • 313 Qualify as homeless
  • 301 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
  • One virtual school serving grades K-12
  • 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 2019-2020, 1,776 NSD high school and middle school students utilized Idaho's Fast Forward program, earning 10,566 college credits and taking 614 overload courses, totaling $879,130 for our students.

EMPLOYEES

We are Canyon County’s largest employer. We employ:

  • 883 certified staff
  • 50 administrators
  • 459 classified staff
  • 265 substitutes
We also 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.
 
TRANSPORTATION
The Nampa School District serves a 94-square-mile area of Canyon County. The district's school bus contractor is Brown Bus Company.
 
OTHER
  • 2.4 million square feet of space
  • 600.8 acres owned by the district
  • Over 13,000 meals on average served daily in the district