Idaho Falls School District 91, Idaho

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Idaho Falls School District 91
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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District Profile
Superintendent:George Boland
Number of schools:20
Budget: $58.7 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board president:Lisa Burtenshaw
Board members:5
Term length:4
Idaho Falls School District is a school district in Idaho that served 10,170 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[1] This district is the seventh-largest by enrollment in the state of Idaho.

About the district

Idaho Falls School District 91 is located in Bonneville County, Idaho
Idaho Falls School District 91 is located in east-central Idaho in Bonneville County. The county seat of Bonneville County is Idaho Falls. Bonneville County is home to 107,517 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2]


Bonneville County outperformed the rest of Idaho in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 26.0 percent of Bonneville County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 25.1 percent for Idaho as a whole. The median household income in Bonneville County was $50,872 compared to $46,767 for the state of Idaho. The poverty rate in Bonneville County was 11.4 percent compared to 15.5 percent for the entire state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Bonneville County (%) Idaho (%)
White 95.0 93.7
Black or African American 0.7 0.8
American Indian and Alaska Native 1.1 1.7
Asian 1.0 1.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.2
Two or More Races 2.0 2.2
Hispanic or Latino 12.4 11.8

Presidential Voting Pattern, Bonneville County[3]
Year Republican Vote Democratic Vote
2012 32,276 9,903
2008 29,334 11,417
2004 30,048 8,356
2000 24,988 7,235

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]


The superintendent of Idaho Falls School District 91 is George Boland.[6]

School board

Idaho Falls schools are overseen by a five-member board elected to four-year terms.[7]

Idaho Falls Board of Trustees
Member District Assumed Office Term Ends
Bryan Zollinger 1 2013 2017
David Lent 2 2006 2017
Lisa Burtenshaw 3 July 2009 2015
Larry Haws 4 2011 2015
Deidre Warden 5 2008 2015

School board elections

Members of the Idaho Falls Board of Trustees are elected to four-year terms. Elections are held every odd-numbered year. Three seats are up for election in 2015 and two seats are up for election in 2017.

Public participation in board meetings

The Idaho Falls Board of Trustees maintains the following policy on public testimony during board meetings:


114.1 - Public Invited to Attend Sessions
The Board desires citizens of the district to attend its sessions so that they may become better acquainted with the schools and so that the Board may have opportunity to hear the expectations the public has of its schools.

114.2 - Function of Board Meeting

It is of paramount importance, however, that the patrons realize that a Board meeting is a meeting held in public view, not a public meeting. To permit community members to be heard, and at the same time to conduct its meetings properly and efficiently, the Board establishes the following procedures for persons wishing to speak before the Board:

  • 1. The person should inform the Superintendent at least five (5) working days before the meeting of his/her desire to be on the Board agenda; the topic to be addressed; and any group he/she represents. The amount of time allotted for the presentation will be determined in consultation with the Superintendent.
  • 2. Individuals who appear at a Board Meeting to address a topic on the published Agenda will be allowed three (3) minutes to make their remarks. Extensions to this time limit are at the sole discretion of the Board Chairman. The Board will generally not respond to remarks made in this manner during the meeting, but may issue a written response after the meeting.
  • 3. Speakers may offer objective criticisms of school operations and programs, but the Board will not hear complaints about school personnel or other persons at a public session. Other channels provide for Board consideration of complaints involving individuals.[8]

—Idaho Falls School District 91 website, (2014)[9]


The table below displays the budget for Idaho Falls School District 91.[10][11]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2010-2011 $47,856,874 80.7% $2,118,543 3.6% $3,746,577 6.3% $0.00 0% $5,506,537 9.3% $59,328,894
2011-2012 $47,856,874 79.6% $2,451,521 4.1% $3,821,082 6.4% $0.00 0% $5,991,234 10% $60,120,711
2013-2014 $46,511,783 84% $2,592,494 4.7% $2,336,121 4.2% $0.00 0% $3,944,630 7.1% $55,385,028
2014-2015 $47,393,435 80.8% $2,359,497 4% $2,202,471 3.8% $0.00 0% $6,713,003 11.4% $58,668,406
Averages: $47,404,741.5 81% $2,380,513.75 4% $3,026,562.75 5% $0 0% $5,538,851 9% $58,375,759.75

Contact information

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Idaho Falls School District 91
690 John Adams Parkway
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
Phone: (208) 525-7500
Fax: (208) 525-7596

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