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schools, two middle schools, a high school, an alternative high school and a freshman academy (for students who need help to transition to high school). The high school was renovated in 2016. The P16 Caldwell Education Project (CAP) is a program to help prepare students of all ages for post-secondary opportunities. In its first two years, the go-on rate for high school students climbed from 39 to 50 percent, not counting military or certification programs. The program has proven so successful, it expanded to create the Caldwell Community Hub, which focuses on the health and well-being of the entire community. It now includes children’s time outside of school, along with parents, guardians, caregivers, relatives and neighbors. The original partnership includes the Idaho Department of Labor, LOVE Caldwell, Southwest District Health, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Caldwell Public Library, Western Idaho Community Action Partnership and others.

A new Amity Elementary School in the Boise School District opens in Fall 2018 to replace this original structure.

Emmett School District This district in Gem County serves almost 2,600 students in two elementary schools, two rural elementary schools with multiple-grade classrooms, a traditional high school and an alternative high school, as well as the Payette River Technical Academy, which has a blended curriculum of both high school and technical classes. In addition, the Emmett Academy is a tuition-

free virtual school that offers a flexible, selfpaced program. Kuna School District This school district expects to see hundreds of new students over the next few years, thanks to a population that has more than doubled since 2000. The district will open its second high school by 2020. The $40 million, 500-student school will also

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2018 Boise Valley Spotlight Magazine  

The Boise Valley Spotlight magazine is our annual membership directory. Together with our publishing partner, the Idaho Statesman, we share...

2018 Boise Valley Spotlight Magazine  

The Boise Valley Spotlight magazine is our annual membership directory. Together with our publishing partner, the Idaho Statesman, we share...