Falls Valley Elementary School

2455 Virlow St, Idaho Falls, ID 83401 | (208) 525-4455
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 628
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2455 Virlow Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
  • Principal or Admin: Tom Gauchay
  • Fax: (208) 525-4459
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 628
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 318 (50.6%)
  • Females: 310 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 61 (9.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 253 (40.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 314 (50.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Falls Valley Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.8%
Black111.8%
Asian111.8%
Hispanic7311.6%
White52884.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Falls Valley Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten11818.8%
1st Grade8613.7%
2nd Grade10416.6%
3rd Grade8713.9%
4th Grade7111.3%
5th Grade8513.5%
6th Grade7712.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 80%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:20%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 21 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,693
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Falls Valley Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$30,30612%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,51888%
Source: ID Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Falls Valley Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 05, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My son is in Kindergarden and I am extremely disappointed in his teacher. She seems like the last resort the school could find and she has no nurturing skills for the children. My son never gets homework or report cards. I feel the only thing he is learning is how to color. My son has had some problems with bullies on the playground since the first day of school. Mostly I am disappointed in his teacher. I am strongly considering transferring him to a different school with higher standards from the teachers. I have addressed the principal with my concerns and he is unable to meet my request of transferring my son to the other kindergarden teacher. I feel the school should be more strict on the people they hire to teach our children. I have not had any problems with the staff in the office. I dont feel that my son is unsafe at the school.

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