Athletic Opportunities

Junior High Wrestling Tournament The 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.

We do not measure our success through wins and losses - we strive instead to offer an enjoyable experience to our young people. These opportunities provide educational experiences to our student athletes in an equal opportunity environment.

Elementary Programs

  • 5th and 6th grade boys and girls are offered basketball and track.

  • Over 2,300 students took part in these elementary programs last year.

  • Very few school districts offer elementary activity programs and we feel these programs are an important part of our overall educational program.

Junior High Programs

  • Activities beginning each fall include cross country, football, 7th grade tennis, volleyball and Idaho's only junior high golf program.

  • Winter activities include wrestling and boys and girls basketball.

  • Spring brings 8th & 9th grade tennis, track, and 7th grade volleyball.

  • More than 250 coaches are involved in our junior high programs. They have solid backgrounds in coaching and take great pride in providing enjoyable and educational experiences for our young athletes.

High School Programs

  • 200 coaches are involved in our 12 athletic programs at the high school level.

  • Our highs schools are members of the powerful 5-A Southern Idaho Conference. Each year the S.I.C. dominates the list of state champions and the Boise School District's 4 high schools are always high on the list of possible state winners.

  • Fall programs include cross country, football, soccer, golf and volleyball.

  • Winter activities include wrestling and boys and girls basketball.

  • Spring sports offered are baseball, softball, track, and tennis.

  • Each year numerous graduates of our programs go on to compete at the college level and several now compete professionally.

High School Club Sports

  • Lacrosse, ice hockey, and skiing, are examples of highly popular activities offered through high school clubs and organizations.