Boise School District News

Back-To-School Guide
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Boise School District is excited to welcome you to the 2023-2024 school year! The first day of school for students will be Wednesday, August 16, 2023. Note: The first day of school is an early release day for students.

Our dedicated and highly qualified staff members are eager to meet our new students! We look forward to providing each student the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe, secure, supportive and responsive culture for learning.  

Below is important back-to-school information that we hope eases everyone into the new school year.
A Responsive and Positive Learning Culture
Learn more about how the Boise School District's creative, collaborative & supportive culture helps serve our students & community.
2023-2024 School Year Quick Links
Interested in Athletics?

Boise School District has always been highly regarded for academic achievements. At the same time, we have always been considered a leader throughout Idaho and the Pacific Northwest in the area of athletics. Many of our programs have become models for other districts. Below are the try-out dates and first days of practice for the 2023-2024 athletics program. Please contact your school for more information.
Supporting Student & Family Well-Being
Boise School District families can access free, confidential counseling, consultation and referral services through the Student and Family Assistance Program. This program provides short-term, solution-focused assistance to enrolled K-12 students and their immediate families.
Ready! for Kindergarten
When it comes to early learning, young children learn best through engagement with people they love and trust. READY! For Kindergarten is a program that creates workshops for parents that show them different ways to foster their children's essential pre-literacy, math, and social-emotional skills through songs, activities, and reading.
Gifts. Passions. Dreams. Possibilities.
Boise School District's Everything's Possible movement shares the dreams, aspirations and experiences of our students and teachers. As a parent, you see your child’s potential. And we see it, too. Everything’s possible.

Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households with a discount on broadband service and connected devices.

Consumers can access the online application for the ACP at This site can also be accessed in Spanish at
Student Device Monitoring 

A reminder to parents that Boise School District provides parents/guardians with the ability to monitor your student’s activity on their District-assigned digital device via the GoGuardian Parent App: 

Keep In Contact
Parents - Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging: The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians. Learn more and sign-up.

Non-Parents - Mobile App Available: Boise School District has a mobile app to improve communication to you. The app offers emergency alerts and is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Dates of Interest
  • August 11: Deadline to submit candidate nominations to fill vacancy on Boise School Board.
  • August 14: Boise School Board regular monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m., District Services Center, 8169 W. Victory Rd., Boise. When available, Board agenda will be posted online.
  • August 16: First Day of School - Early Release K-12
  • August 20: Fall Community Education online registration begins.
  • August 21: First Day of School - Pre K and Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • September 4: Labor Day - No School Pre K-12
  • October 13: End of First Quarter - Elementary Pre K-6 No School
  • October 18: No School Pre K
  • October 19: No Pre K-6 Elementary Classes - Parent Conferences
  • Elementary evening conferences will be held Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 until 7:30 p.m.
  • Junior High evening conferences will be held Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday October 18, 4-7 p.m.
  • High School evening conferences will be held Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19, 4-7 p.m.
  • October 20: No School Pre K-12
  • November 20-24: Autumn Break - No School Pre K-12
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