Boise High School

High school in Boise, Ada County, Idaho

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Boise High School
Boise High School May 2007.jpg
Main entrance in May 2007
1010 W. Washington St.


United States
School districtBoise School District#1
PrincipalRobb Thompson
Faculty82.11 (on a FTE basis)[1]
Enrollment1,521 (2017–18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.52[1]
Red and White
AthleticsIHSAA Class 5A
Athletics conferenceSouthern Idaho (5A) (SIC)
RivalsBorah, Capital, Timberline
NewspaperBoise High Lights
Feeder schoolsNorth Junior High
Hillside Junior High
WebsiteBoise High School
Boise High School Campus
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LocationWashington St. between
9th and 11th Sts.,
Boise, Idaho
Coordinates43°37′15″N 116°12′3″W / 43.62083°N 116.20083°W / 43.62083; -116.20083Coordinates: 43°37′15″N 116°12′3″W / 43.62083°N 116.20083°W / 43.62083; -116.20083
Area6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built1908 (current main building)
ArchitectJohn E. Tourtellotte & Company; Tourtellotte & Hummel
Architectural styleClassical Revival,
Modern Movement,
Neo-Classical-Art Deco
Part ofFort Street Historic District (ID82000199)
MPSTourtellotte and Hummel Architecture TR
NRHP reference No.82000180[7]
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 1982

Boise High School is a public secondary school in Boise, Idaho, one of five traditional high schools within the city limits, four of which are in the Boise School District. A three-year comprehensive high school, Boise High is located on the outerlying edge of the city's downtown business core. The enrollment for the 2014–15 school year was approximately 1,481.[5]

  2. ^ Ktvb. (2019, September 26). Boise High School selects new logo. Retrieved March 16, 2020, from
  3. ^ "Boise Senior High School". Public School Review. Retrieved April 29, 2009.
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference BHS was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  5. ^ a b "Boise High School 2014–15 Profile" (PDF). Boise High School. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 6, 2015. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  6. ^ "Boise Building Chronology" (PDF). Idaho State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 30, 2009. Retrieved April 29, 2009.
  7. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.

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