Primary & Secondary Schools

The Nampa community provides a rich selection of choice in K-12 education including charter schools, private schools, and virtual schools. Parents have the choose of two school districts, Nampa and Vallivue. Nampa school district serves the majority of Nampa and has a very comprehensive program for their children. Vallivue school district provides 4 additional elementary schools inside the Nampa city limits.

Approximately 19,000students students - pre-K through 12th grade


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Nampa School District

Nampa School District is one of Canyon County’s largest employer.

880 certified staff
415 classified staff
370 substitutes

Nampa School District contributes to the local workforce through contracts with Brown Bus Co. for busing; GCA for custodial services; Nampa Police Department for school resource officers; and with companies such as Chatterbox for speech language services.

Vallivue School District

Vallivue School District is a large district that encompasses parts of Nampa, Caldwell, Canyon County and Middleton.

24 admin/principals
428 certified staff
323 classified staff
240 substitutes, average usage of 30 per day


Nampa School District

2.3 million square feet of space
62,300 acres or 99 square miles in our district boundaries
612 acres is owned by the district

Vallivue School District

1.0 million square feet of space
92,160 acres or 144 square miles in our district boundaries
306 acres is owned by the district

List of Public Schools

Birch Elementary School

Centennial Elementary School
Central Elementary School
Columbia High School

Desert Springs Elementary School

East Canyon Elementary School

East Valley Middle School
Endeavor Elementary School
Franklin D. Roosevelt Elementary School
Greenhurst Elementary School
Idaho Arts Charter School (K-12)
Iowa Elementary School
Lake Ridge Elementary School

Lakevue Elementary School

Lone Star Middle School
Nampa High School
New Horizons Elementary Magnet School
Owyhee Elementary School
Park Ridge Elementary School
Parkview Alternative High School
Parkview Early Childhood Center
Ridgeline High School
Ronald Reagan Elementary School

Sage Valley Middle School

Sherman Elementary School
Skyview High School
Snake River Elementary School
South Middle School
Sunny Ridge Elementary School

Vallivue Virtual Academy

West Middle School
Willow Creek Elementary School

List of Independent LEA Schools

Another Choice Virtual Charter School
Legacy Charter School
Liberty Charter School
Victory Charter School

List of Private Schools

Calvary Christian School
Centennial Baptist School
Gem State Academy
Nampa Christian Schools
Nampa Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten
St Pauls Catholic School
Zion Lutheran School