Skyview High School

1303 East Greenhurst, Nampa, ID 83686 | (208) 498-0561
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,209
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1.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1303 E Greenhurst Rd, Nampa, ID 83686
  • Principal or Admin: Kim Bekkedahl
  • Fax: (208) 468-7822
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Nampa School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $5,937
  • Graduation Rate: 64.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.2%
  • Students Per Teacher: 19.7
  • Enrolled Students: 15,331

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,209
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 63.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 612 (50.6%)
  • Females: 597 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 153 (12.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 418 (34.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 571 (47.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Skyview High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Skyview High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade34228.3%
10th Grade32126.6%
11th Grade26822.2%
12th Grade27823.0%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 54%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:39%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 11 Years
  • Average Salary: $40,398
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Skyview High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$32,82632%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$43,99468%
Source: ID Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 1.5

1.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Skyview High School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 10, 2007
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have been attending Skyview since 2004 and I have only seen the school go down hill since my freshman year. I am currently a senior and this new school year has had even more changes.
    First of all it is not very difficult for students to skip class because they have little to no attention paid towards them by security or teachers. For example students who want to skip class most often use the excuse of having an open period which allows them to be able to sit in the cafeteria with friends and just talk the whole time instead of attending class. Most teachers and security guards know that these students have class but would rather let them get away with skipping instead of confronting the student.
    Also the school has provided the option to take a bus to other schools if you have a class at Nampa High or Columbia. Because of this bus, students also use the excuse of having a class at another school in order to get out of class ten minutes early. Teachers do not check their schedules to confirm the students eligibility to leave class.
    I personally know of a few teachers who don't care whether or not their students pass or do well in their class. Some students are ignored because they are slower in learning. Skyview should try and make kids more involved.
    The list could go on but i feel I have made my point, which is Skyview definitely has room for improvement and they know it but continue to neglect it.
    However I must say despite all that Skyview lacks I have had an enjoyable high school experience. I only wonder how it could've been better if all the improvements were made.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 06, 2006
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I feel as if Skyview doesn't care about the kids unless they are involved in sports. There are always kids out on the back patio, in the parking lot, out in the fields all around the school across the street, everywhere but in class. When my child is in class I get a phone call letting me know she was absent and they argue with me when my child has proof. Why are you worring about what is not happening and fix what is happening. I went to Nampa High one day and there was not a child anywhere because they were all in class like they should be. This is not the first year this is happening I know it has been going on for the past 3 years. Why can you not get your school under control. I want my child in a different school but in order for that to happen I have to leave my residence. Why should I have to move for my child to go to a better school. You have a very high drop out rate and that is because you just don't care.
    The kids have been in school now for quite a while and I have not received one progress report from any of my childs teachers. I get phone calls almost every day saying my child was late to class or not there but then report cards come home and there is not one tardy or absent on it. Can you not get your records straight either. What is up with the staff at Skyview are you all just there to act like your important? Lets get it together and make Skyview a better school.

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