Garden Valley School District is committed to providing a positive learning environment that advocates considerate, responsible, and emotionally healthy behaviors.


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Nurturing minds, shaping futures. Garden Valley School District, nestled in the heart of a remote rural setting, is a beacon of education excellence. With a student population of 272 from preschool to 12th grade, we take pride in fostering a trusting and caring environment where learning becomes an exciting journey. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing continuous support as students embrace responsibility and grow into exceptional individuals. Join us as we cultivate knowledge and empower young minds for a brighter tomorrow.

Mission Statement

To provide educational excellence, allowing students to succeed in an ever-changing, technological world. 

Mission Objectives

Respect, Responsibility, Commitment, and Integrity.


In 1926, Garden Valley attempted to build the first high school located in Boise County. This school was located on School House Gulch Rd. unfortunately after this school building was finished, it caught fire. the first year of school was then held in a local granary. However, they were able to rebuild the school at a different site. In 1934 Garden Valley had its first graduating class which is also the same year the town of Crouch was founded.

Early in Garden Valley history there were three elementary schools scattered throughout the region. There was no high school located in Boise County, so until 1926 any children wishing to continue their education past the eighth grade would attend at the high school in Emmett, Idaho.

This first high school building remained at its location until 1964, when it was sold to a private owner and moved off the site to make way for a new school in 1965. That school slowly grew into a web of modules that eventually incorporated all the different elementary schools in the area, excepting the schoolhouse located in Lowman; although students from Lowman still attended high school at Garden Valley.

Garden Valley School District encompasses around 287 square miles in the northeast corner of Boise County. Once opened, the high school's population has slowly grown in proportion to Boise County. Today class sizes range around 22 students per class and average 250 students attending preschool - 12th Grade

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Quick Facts

Colors: Purple and Gold

Mascot: Wolverine

# of Students: 264

Grades: Pk-12