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North Idaho School Districts, Charter Schools and Private Schools

North Idaho Schools:

Coeur d’Alene School DistrictMISSION: We invest in each student to prepare, challenge and advance well-educated, resilient and future-ready citizens.  VISION: Coeur d’Alene Public Schools is an education leader, promoting opportunities for innovation in learning and inspiring excellence in everyone.

Coeur d’Alene Public Schools has a student population nearing 11,000 in the cities of Coeur d’Alene, Dalton Gardens, Hayden, and a portion of rural Kootenai County. District facilities include 10 elementary schools (including a preschool for special needs children), three middle schools, two high schools, an alternate high school/dropout retrieval program, and a joint professional technical campus. District 271 ranks sixth in enrollment size among Idaho’s 114 public school districts.

Lakeland Joint School DistrictMISSION: To Provide a quality education, creating responsible citizens who are college and career ready. VISION: a community committed to academic excellence and dedicated to student success!

Committed to providing an exemplary education for families – every student matters!  Student learning is the priority of Lakeland Schools. All students will become confident, self-directed, collaborative, lifelong learners, and responsible citizens in tomorrow’s workforce and community. The district maintains six elementary schools and five secondary schools, plus maintenance, transportation, food service, and administrative facilities.

Post Falls School DistrictMISSION: All students will have the attitudes, skills and knowledge to be productive and responsible citizens.

The Post Falls School District recognizes that the rapidly changing world places new challenges on the education system. To meet the challenge of preparing students for the future, we continue our commitment to basic education with emphasis on reading, writing, math and critical thinking as we introduce students to an era of technology, global communication, and information. District facilities include six elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, an alternate high school, and a kindergarten school.

West Bonner County School District #8MISSION:  Success for all with the Understanding that Community, parents, students, and educators will  Collaborate and Empower the Student to make positive lifelong choices. Strive for greatness! (SUCCESS). VISION: Strive for Greatness!

District facilities include three elementary schools, one middle schools, and one high school. West Bonner County School District’s staff works to support each student in learning at high levels, aligned to Idaho Standards. These standards align with college and career expectations.  They provide an even trajectory of learning from Kindergarten through Grade 12.

St. Maries Joint School District No. 41— MISSION: Providing an educational culture that will continually assess the knowledge, changing needs, and challenges of our students, while adapting our practices to prepare them to become successful citizens.

The St. Maries School District has five Strategic Goals for Improvement: Student achievements to be improved in all areas, staff development is promoted, communication and involvement with staff and the community is emphasized, funding sources to be efficiently used and maximized, and a safe, healthy, and inviting learning environment is provided. Facilities included two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and one community learning center

Kellogg Joint School DistrictMISSION: In a partnership of students, parents, educators, and community members we will ensure a safe,
nurturing environment where students are challenged to achieve.

Striving to support the following aspects for students and staff: Safety – from fear of embarrassment or physical harm; Success – through challenging and successful accomplishment and recognition of continued growth; Love and Belonging – through inclusion, respect, and sincere caring; Freedom and Independence – through the power and option to make meaningful decisions and choices; Fun and Enjoyment – through engagement in what provides fun or enjoyment; Purpose – through knowing and believing that what is being done is fulfilling and needed, solving a problem, or serving a purpose that is valued by the learner.

Berean Christian Academy—MISSION: Create a Christ-centered nurturing environment with biblically-based academic excellence and character development, empowering students for life-long service.

The educational process in a Christian school is dependent on a biblical world view and the vision of “Building Generations for Jesus Christ,” which provides the foundation and essential truths for life so that children may be prepared to assume their proper place in the home, the church, the community, and the state.

Christian Center SchoolMISSION: By cultivating the individual, CCS provides excellent college preparatory academics in a family environment to biblically equip and empower students to serve their community and world for God’s glory.

A private Christian school, inviting families of like-minded individuals to join in the education of children. Since 1979, CCS’s PreK-12 program has been committed to the academic and spiritual success of our students. The faculty is dedicated and experienced, and excited to offer children a classroom experience that feeds their minds and spirits both.

Classical Christian AcademyMISSION: To provide a Christ-centered, Classical and college preparatory education firmly rooted in Biblical truth.

CCA is a Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade Christian school which focuses on discipleship with families of kindred spirit, theology, and values. Our school ministry differs from the ministry of churches (evangelism and discipleship) by focusing on partnering with Christian parents to raise up Godly children and young people.

Coeur d’Alene Charter AcademyMISSION: Providing a rigorous, content-rich, college preparatory education for any students who are willing to accept the challenge.

The primary focus of Coeur d’Alene Charter is academics, with intense math, science, history, and literature programs. CDA Charter students are placed one year ahead in math than average curriculums require, and all classes are college preparatory. Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy became Regional Science Bowl Champions.

CornerStone Christian Academy—MISSION: To address the needs of the whole student spiritually, intellectually, emotionally, and physically by providing an education based on biblical authority, truth, and moral values.

Teaching students that through reading the Bible and praying to God, they can receive guidance for their lives and true peace. The desire is to teach students that obedience to God and His laws brings order, morality, fulfillment, and true happiness to their lives. In turn, they will desire to serve others and look forward to spending eternity with Him.

Elevate Academy NorthMISSION: Engage students in meaningful education that will contribute to success in their future career, Ignite a passion within each student to lead their life in a positive direction, Inspire students to become engaged, contributing members of their community.

A Career Technical school that will open doors for students in 6th-10th grades (11th and 12th coming in 2023 and 2024), for the 2022-23 school year, within the Tullamore subdivision. Residing in a state of the art academic and technical building combined at about 40,000 square feet, Elevate Academy North has been created to meet the needs of all students and staff. The Career Technical Education (CTE) spaces are being designed by professionals in the areas of culinary arts, construction, manufacturing/welding, medical arts, business/marketing, public safety, and technology.

Genesis Preparatory AcademyMISSION: To provide a God-centered and creative education that prepares students for life.

Genesis Prep educates according to students’ strengths, weaknesses, interests, and goals.  They believe that each person is gifted and talented, endowed by their Creator with the ability to learn . GPA provides state-of-the-art technology and training geared to prepare students to eventually earn a sufficient income.  Independent study courses are offered where students enter into an apprenticeship.

Heritage Christian Academy—MISSION: Instill a biblical worldview in our students who will then inspire, impact, and serve their communities. Students will be critical thinkers who are spiritually and academically prepared for the purposes to which God is calling them. They will be defenders of the Christian faith and able to exquisitely articulate those defenses. They will fix their thoughts on all things true, honorable, right, pure, lovely, and admirable.

Heritage Christian Academy exists to glorify God by equipping students to fulfill their lifelong callings. We are grateful for all the families that trust us with their children.

Holy Family Catholic School—MISSION: Provide excellence in education – both spiritually and academically – for the whole person, thereby nourishing the gifts uniquely given to each by God.

Built for learning! From primary grades, where hands-on learning reigns, to 4th-8th grades, who have a one-to-one Chromebook environment, academic excellence is our goal. Science labs host students of all ages for experiments, lectures, and art! Students can find quality literature for all reading levels and practice keyboarding skills in the computer lab. Highly qualified teachers lead engaging lessons in reading, math, science, social studies, handwriting, and religion.

Kootenai Technical Education CampusVISION: Real Life, Real Skills, Real Futures

KTEC is a partnership between business and industry leaders, local school districts and manufacturers. This high school hybrid offers dual enrollment credits, industrial certifications, and a route to success through applied skilled learning.  Instructors are industry professionals, with years of experience. This benefit makes the difference when students enter the workforce or continue at the post-secondary level. Programs are designed around local, state, and national skills standards. The instilled workplace skills, such as communication, problem solving, and punctuality, are lifetime tools.

Lake City Academy—MISSION: With Christ as our Cornerstone, we are wholly committed to loving to learn and teaching through love.

Currently offering Pre-Kindergarten – 8th grade, Lake City Academy is a special place. Above all else, the purpose of Lake City Academy is to introduce students to Jesus and inspire them to know Jesus, nurture their love for Him and others, teach them to think, and empower them to serve.

North Idaho Christian SchoolMISSION: Train up Christian leaders, young people of integrity, who will serve God and man in whatever setting God places them as young adults.

North Idaho Christian School serves students in grades one through twelve as a non-denominational school. NICS prepares students for college, with students scoring above average on their standardized tests. NICS comes alongside parents to support and uphold values that families hold dear. The most complete education is one where Jesus is at the center of its program.

North Idaho STEM Charter AcademyMISSION: To prepare students, through rigorous and relevant content, to be productive and successful citizens by developing a strong work ethic and the higher-level critical thinking skills needed to solve problems in the real world.

Providing a challenging learning environment in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, maximizes individual potential and ensures students are well-equipped to meet the challenges in the world around them. Knowledge of current technology prepares students for tomorrow’s world.

Quest Academy North Idaho—VISION: Every child is a genius on a hero’s journey, and that journey can include a love of learning, given the right environment. 

Students have the freedom to learn in their style and at their pace. Core learning is supplemented with real-life projects and experiences to bring their studies to life. The unique approach to learning includes placing 1st-5th grade students in one learner-driven, collaborative classrooms, giving them the opportunity to grow and be challenged by peers of various ages.

Summit Christian Academy—MISSION: To provide a Bible-based, rigorous, and rewarding education that instills Christian values.

A private, Christian elementary school in Coeur d’Alene serving preschool through fifth grade, producing young learners who think clearly, communicate effectively, and are grounded in the principles of faith.

*This list of local, North Idaho Schools is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be all inclusive or all encompassing.

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