Schools in Garden City

Garden City is split between the Boise School District and West Ada School Districts.  Garden City also has two public charter schools within its boundaries.  A charter school is a publicly funded school and is open to students at no cost.  For more information on how to enroll please refer to the websites of the schools.


Anser logo ~ K-8

Anser Public Charter School opened in 1999 and serves students in Kindergarten through Eighth grade with a vision to educate the whole child in a collaborative learning community where individuals are inspired to achieve their academic potential, be self-motivated and feel a sense of connection and responsibility to the world.

For more information:

Phone: 208-426-9840
Address:  202 E. 42nd Street, Garden City, ID 83714
Fax:  208-426-9863


Future logo 

Future Public School K-6 Elementary school located in Garden City, Idaho along the river. Future is tuition free and open to anyone in the Treasure Valley–offering full day kindergarten, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club for before and after school care, a federal meal program, and busing. Future provides children with an equitable and rigorous education in a diverse and inclusive school community to equip children with the knowledge, skills and character to succeed as leaders in the future world. Offerings also include art, computer science, movement, engineering challenges, and social emotional learning. More info at

For more information:

Phone: 208-391-5419
Address: 511 E. 43rd Street, Garden City, ID 83714


EverWild Forest School is a private, nonprofit outdoor school in Idaho’s Treasure Valley with Forest Kindergarten, Early Learning, and Homeschool Enrichment programs that bring children closer to nature.

EverWild Forest School Forest Schools (sometimes referred to as outdoor or nature schools) are all-weather outdoor education programs that are alternatives to the traditional school system. This method of education focuses on encouraging children to develop their skills, interests, and understanding of the world around them through practical, hands-on experiences. Children have the freedom to explore their environment and learn at their own pace, guided by qualified teachers trained in this method of early childhood education.

For more information:

Garden City programs -

Erica Hermsen
Founder + Director


Independent School District   Overall map of all school boundaries 854-4167

The below Independent School District Schools service Garden City.



Whittier Residents who live south of the Boise River from 45th Street to eastern Garden City limits

Mountain View Residents who live south of the river from 49th Street to 45th Street

Pierce Park Residents who live south of the Boise River from Glenwood east to 49th Street and North of the River from Glenwood to the eastern city limits

Shadow Hills Residents who live between the western boundaries of Garden City and Glenwood north of the Boise River


Junior High 

North Junior High Residents who live on VMP to eastern boundaries of city  

Riverglen Junior High Residents who live on VMP to western boundaries of city


High School  

Boise High Residents who live east of VMP

Capital High Residents who live west of VMP


West Ada School District (208) 855-4500

Children who reside in Garden City south of the Boise River and west of Glenwood are part of Joint School District No. 2.  For maps please refer to:  Map

Students located in this area will attend:

Elementary: Andrus

Middle School: Eagle Middle School

High School: Eagle High