Regular meetings of the 
board are held at 6:00 p.m. 
on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held in the multi purpose room at Garden Valley School.

When there is a change in 
time, date or place, public notice is given through the news media and district website.

Our District Strategic 
Plan for Educational Excellence is available

To access School Board documents click here.


We volunteer to serve on the school board because we care about providing quality education in our community. We appreciate your comments or interests and welcome your participation.

District 1 - term: January 1, 2022-December 31, 2025

George Simpson - Vice- Chairman
(208) 849-2725

Appointed January 11, 2022

District 2 -  term: January 24, 2024-December 31, 2027

Eric Ballou
(208) 849-2651

Appointed- Sworn in: January 24, 2024

District 3 - term: January 1, 2024-December 31, 2027

Ken Donley
(208) 849-2751

Elected November 2023

District 4 - term: January 24, 2024-December 31, 2027

Kylie Peters - Chairman
(208) 849-2630

Appointed May 31, 2022; Re-appointed-Sworn in January 24, 2024

District 5 -  term: January 1, 2022-December 31, 2025

Clay Tucker -
(208) 849-2598

Appointed April 19, 2023

District Clerk of the Board - 

Janelle Shannahan
(208) 462-3756

District Zones and Maps

Special District Office Candidate Filing Information

The Garden Valley School District Board of Directors consists of five School Board members, elected by ballot by the registered voters of the district.

The School Board acts as the policy-making body of the district and is responsible and accountable for planning, policy, advocacy, and evaluation. Guided by state and federal laws, the board provides direction for the district by approving policies, making financial decisions, determining building needs, and approving the budget.

The Superintendent is hired by the Board of Directors and is directly responsible to the board.

Please review District Policy #1520- Public Participation in Board Meetings.