Emmett Independent School District


Emmett Independent School District


Independent School District #221 "Emmett School District" 400 S Pine Street Emmett, ID 83617 208-365-6301 The Emmett School District is one of three charter school districts in Idaho. It is a joint district including all of Gem County and a small portion of Boise County. The School District of Emmett was chartered January 31, 1885, prior to the State becoming a State in 1890. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Facts and Figures (2002): County: Gem Population: 15, 482 Size: 569 square miles Emmett Population: 5,752 Location: SW Idaho along the Payette River and 24 air miles NW of Boise Altitude: Gem County: varies from 2260’ to 7865’, Emmett: 2375’ Weather: Lowest average minimum temperature 22.3 (January) Highest average minimum temperature 92.7 (July) Precipitation: Average annual rainfall: 13.1 inches Average annual snowfall: 17.2 inches Average Home Sale Price: New: $106,000 Existing: $99,900 Recreation: •City Park: swimming pool, tennis, playground and public band shell •Recreation District provides programs and projects for all ages •Ball fields •Golf Course; 9 hole, 72 par, open to the public •Black Canyon Dam State Park; skiing, boating, fishing, and a campground in Montour •Sage Hen Reservoir; boat ramps, fishing and developed campsites •Boise National Forest; 113 sq. miles of public access •Winter sports in short driving distance •Hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding •Motorcycle park •Horse races •Gem County is nationally famous for its rock collecting and gem hunting •Idaho’s capital city of Boise is nearby •Firebird Raceway – Super Oval Auto Racing For more community information, visit the Gem County Chamber of Commerce web site at: www.emmettidaho.com © 2004 Independent School District #221

Mission Statement

Independent School District #221 "Emmett School District" 400 S Pine Street Emmett, ID 83617 Mission & Goals The Mission of Independent School District 221, Gem County, is to create an environment where all children can learn, where all children are given the opportunity to reach their potential and where all children may strive to be productive, responsible citizens of society. GOAL #1 Develop educational programs and services designed to meet the academic and vocational needs of all children. GOAL #2 Develop educational programs and services designed to teach students how to use information, how to communicate effectively, and how to use modern technology. GOAL #3 Develop a safe environment that is drug free and violence free. GOAL #4 Develop educational programs and services designed to meet the special needs of children. GOAL #5 Develop a responsive educational system designed to help meet the educational needs of the patrons of Gem County. GOAL #6 Develop an educational environment with programs designed to recruit and retain the most competent and capable educators to fill certified and classified positions. GOAL #7 Develop polices and procedures to ensure financial support, financial stability, and fiscal responsibility in District #221. GOAL #8 Develop a vision of school facilities improvement based on the needs of students and Gem County residents. GOAL #9 Develop a system and procedure for the evaluation and monitoring of the District's stated Mission and Goals. © 2004 Independent School District #221

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Emmett Independent School District