West Ada School District
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West Ada (Idaho) district anticipates need for 8 more schools to address enrollment growth.

April 8, 2022
The district has nearly 40,000 students and projects adding 11,000 more by 2034.
West Ada School District
West Ada School District logo

The West Ada (Idaho) district projects that it will need to build eight additional schools in the next decade to address anticipated enrollment growth.

West Ada, the largest public school system in Idaho with close to 40,000 students, estimates that in 2034 its enrollment will grow by an additional 11,000 students, reports KTVB-TV

District administrators spelled out the projected facility needs in a session with the Meridian City Council.

In the north region of the district, projections indicate a need for two new elementary schools. In the west, one additional elementary school will be needed. In the south, one new elementary school will be needed.

At the secondary level, the district estimates it will need two more middle schools and two more high schools.

The district is also considering building a Career and Technical Education Center

The buildings are projected to cost about $334 million.

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