By SPENCER BARZEE
West Side Superintendent
DAYTON – The Idaho Department of Education released official results from a star-rating system, which rates schools on a scale of one through five. Scoring a five is the highest rating a school can receive.
One of the most notable achievements in the state of Idaho was Beutler Middle School in the West Side School District. It scored a five-star rating and achieved 95 out of 100 possible points, a 10-point increase from the prior year.
Beutler Middle School was the highest scoring of all middle and junior high schools in the state of Idaho. When compared to elementary, middle, junior high and high schools, Beutler Middle School scored tenth highest out of 648 total schools in the entire state. Beutler Middle School has received a five-star rating for two consecutive years.
It is also important to note West Side High School received a five-star rating from the Idaho State Department of Education. West Side High School moved from a four-star school in 2011-2012 year to a 5-star school in the 2012-2013 school year.
The high school increased points from 75 to 86 out of 100 possible. This was achieved by increasing the number of students who were proficient and advanced in mathematics and reading, as well as increasing the amount of growth they made in mathematics and language usage compared to the prior year.
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