Editor choice

January 2022 Editor’s Pick | idahofallsmagazine.com

Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. Idaho Falls is full of talented educators, providing the building blocks for their future endeavours. Choosing a local charter or magnetic school can provide children with the resource to explore already existing talents or focus on concrete areas of interest. Here are four schools we think you should consider:

White Pine Charter School

Specialty courses offered at White Pine Charter School include Computer Science, Art, Music, and Physical Education. In addition to these courses, all middle school students are enrolled in a STEM class. This core curriculum allows students to experience hands-on learning in science, technology, engineering, and math.

2959 John Adams Drive

208-522-4432 // www.whitepinecharterschool.org

Taylor’s Crossing Charter School

Giving students a solid foundation in math, science, reading, writing and social studies is the central mission of Taylor’s Crossing Charter School. The curriculum includes an increased focus on American history and the constitution.

1445 N Wood River Drive

208-552-0397 // www.tceagles.com

Compass Academy

At Compass Academy, educators are trained to teach students through project-based learning. The academy is a loving school, which opened its doors in 2012. Trust, respect and responsibility are at the heart of their mission.

955 Garfield Street

208-525-7720 // www.ifschools.org/18/home

Alturas Academy

With an international and preparatory school, Alturas Academy welcomes students from kindergarten through tenth grade. Known for developing strong leaders, their academic rigor challenges students while providing a safe place to collaborate and explore.

151 N Ridge Ave

208-522-5145 // www.alturasacademy.org