Clair E. Gale Jr High School

955 Garfield St, Idaho Falls, ID 83401 | (208) 525-7720
  • Grades: 7-9
  • Student Enrollment: 584
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3.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 955 Garfield Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
  • Principal or Admin: Robin Busch
  • Fax: (208) 525-7724
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Idaho Falls School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $6,366
  • Graduation Rate: 79.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 20.2
  • Enrolled Students: 10,492

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 584
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 300 (51.4%)
  • Females: 284 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 68 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 311 (53.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 379 (64.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Clair E. Gale Jr High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian122.1%
Black142.4%
Asian71.2%
Hispanic11018.8%
White44175.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Clair E. Gale Jr High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade18732.0%
8th Grade20635.3%
9th Grade19132.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 76%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:24%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,741
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Clair E. Gale Jr High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,21743%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,23557%
Source: ID Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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2 reviews for Clair E. Gale Jr High School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 14, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love Gale and that's because the teachers are great and my mom used to go there.
    GALE ROCKS!

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Clair E. Gale Jr High School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Usage
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Science

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201064.6%75.5%73.5%
 
Mathematics Test
201060.8%75.3%75.3%
 
Reading Test
201079.9%86.5%87.4%
 
Science Test
201031.1%50.5%53.7%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201057.3%72.1%71.8%
 
Mathematics Test
201061.7%76.4%79.9%
 
Reading Test
201078.6%87.7%91.3%
 

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Usage Test
201057.0%68.2%63.3%
 
Mathematics Test
201055.9%73.2%69.9%
 
Reading Test
201071.3%83.8%80.8%
 
Source: ID Department of Education 2009-2010

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