Educating Today for a

Better Tomorrow

Children are the most valuable assets of our community. At the Boise School District, our mission of educating today for a better tomorrow means always providing our children the absolute best in academic, social, and civic opportunities.

Since our first public school opened in 1865, students have been offered a comprehensive, well-rounded education that is tailored to their individual needs. Our responsibility is to ensure we are always innovative and always welcoming. We strive to put students first and support them to their full promise and potential. Like you, we care for the future of your child(ren), and through our many offerings that help us soar above the rest, we can back up our belief that everything’s possible.




  • National award-winning staff
  • 68% hold a Master’s Degree
  • Average of 14 years experience
  • Participate in continuing education through professional development programs





Comprehensive, liberal arts




College & career



  • 25 Advanced Placement offerings
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program at each junior and high school
  • Fast Forward programs offering dual credit
  • Vocational training opportunities, providing students with special certifications and meaningful careers after graduation





Schools Uniting Neighborhoods

As a parent, your process of selecting the best school for your child(ren) is important, and we know that. Walking the halls, meeting the principal, witnessing those valuable teaching/learning moments, and feeling that sense of safety and home should be an easy and rewarding part of the process.

Let us help with that!

Tour any of our schools at your convenience and see firsthand how Boise School District challenges and engages our community’s young minds through excellent curriculum and highly-qualified, passionate teachers.

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Through our open enrollment process, every child has the opportunity to attend their school of choice, even if the school is outside their residence boundary. Learn more about Open Enrollment and Apply.