Mission Statement

The mission of Ririe School District #252, in partnership with the community, is to prepare students for the future enabling every student to gain knowledge and skills, to develop confidence, to value lifelong learning, and to become responsible, contributing members of our changing world.

Bulldog News

Public Input Meeting for 2020 Bond

The Board is seeking input from the community June 14 at 6:00 pm in the auditorium. Plans are being made to improve the physical facilities in Ririe School District by passing a bond in March 2020.

Fast facts

  1. The 2007 Bond, which helped pay for the addition to the Jr/Sr HS, will be paid in full before the 2020 Bond begins.
  2. The intent of the Board will be to avoid a tax increase.

Possible options without tax increase

  1. New wrestling room / auxiliary gym attached to the Jr/Sr High school ($2.5 million)
  2. Bus-maintenance shop / district office / vocational facility ($1.5 million)
  3. Six additional classrooms at Jr/Sr HS ($1.2 million)

The following would not be possible without a tax increase

  1. Build new elementary school ($10 million)
  2. New auditorium connected to Jr/Sr HS ($4-6 million)

Links found on our website

  1. 1st draft rough footprint
  2. 2020 Bond Survey #1 Results

Idaho parents can sign their pre-K kids up for free online learning now

Idaho’s new web-based program to help children get ready for reading and kindergarten is ready to roll, and parents are encouraged to sign up online.

Smarty Ants is intended to make free, interactive learning available to children before they enter kindergarten. Smarty Ants is open to all Idaho 4-year-olds as well as children who have already turned 5 but are not yet in kindergarten.

To sample what Smarty Ants is like, check out this short video: https://player.vimeo.com/video/136266462

IRI Achievement

Based on IRI data going back for many years, Ririe Elementary has never accomplished this. Ririe Elementary students taking the Idaho Reading Indicator (IRI) beat the State average in every positive category!

See, Tell, Now!

First Lady Otter has produced public service announcements to promote “See, Tell, Now!” on radio and television. Check it out here.


This year Ririe School District #252 will work to improve in the following five areas:

  1. Student Safety
  2. Excellence in Education
  3. Fiscal Responsibility
  4. Improve Home-School Relations
  5. Positive Board Feedback

Parents and guardians can do the following to help:

  1. Avoid using reverse while picking up and dropping off children.
  2. Spend 20 minutes reading with your child daily.
  3. Assure your children attend school each and every day. Specifically, the 1st 34 days of school (until Nov. 3th ).
  4. Complete "Free and Reduced" form in the parent portal.
  5. Spread news about Positive Happenings in our schools.