The Gooding School District is aggressive in its pursuit of good education for all students. Gooding schools provide education for kindergarten age children, plus the traditional classes of grades one through twelve. Educational needs of all students are met through
high priority efforts of dedicated educators.
Educational programs offered by the Gooding public school system are an effort made great by citizens who believe their young deserve the best.
Parental involvement is encouraged by highly-trained educators who strive to recognize the positive potential in each student.
Special educational programs within the Gooding School District include a learning disabilities unit in both the elementary and the middle school. The Gooding School District fully complies with the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and have many other offerings to students with special needs, including a speech and hearing unit, special math and reading units, and bilingual program offered to elementary students. Special educational programs within the Gooding School District include a learning disabilities unit in both the elementary and the middle school.
The campus of the Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and Blind covers a 40-acre area. The school campus was established in 1907 by Senator Gooding himself and is considered by residents and visitors alike to be one of the more pleasant sights greeting those entering the city of Gooding.
Extensive well-kept lawns and beautifully mature trees become a friendly welcome. The school also serves as the Administrative offices for the Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind (IESDB). From the central location of Gooding, IESDB serves the entire state, by providing a full continuum of services, which focusses on the education of students with sensory impairments. The ISDB has developed a strong partnership with the Gooding School District, and shares their goal of providing a quality education for all students. The Gooding schools are fully ADA compliant and are consciences of all of their students and visitors with special needs.
The College of Southern Idaho North Side Center offers college courses and adult enrichment programs, ESL and GED services in Gooding. CSI’s main campurs is located 35 minutes away in Twin Falls. Idaho State University maintains an education center and offers upper level courses on the CSI campus.
North Valley Academy
Charter schools like North Valley Academy (NVA) enjoy immense popularity and their numbers are increasing rapidly. North Valley Academy was incorporated in July of 2007. You can learn more about charter schools on the NVA ‘Resources’ page. The NVA is located at 906 Main Street, Gooding, Idaho or call 934-4567.