Borah Elementary

Borah Lions ROAR!

We invest in each student to prepare, challenge and advance well-educated, resilient and future-ready citizens.

Summer Hours

  • June 19- Aug 15: CLOSED

    Aug 16 through Sept 4: OPEN 9 am to 3 pm

Mark Your Calendar! Back to School Extravaganza!

  • Come meet your teacher, enjoy hot dogs, live music, free haircuts, and much more at this annual Borah event!

    August 30, 2017 4-6pm

Stand Up, Speak Up.

  • We are committed to eliminating bullying in our schools. When you see someone being bullied, don't stand by —choose action! READ MORE about this initiative.

    Choose Action, Report a Bully

PTO Meetings

  • PTO meetings are the 2nd Thursday of the month in the Library. We hope you choose to join next year! Thank you PTO for everything you've done for Borah this year. 

Welcome to Borah!

  • Find your 2017-18 Back to School Info here

    2017-18 Borah School Supply List: Download or print [PDF]

    2017-18 Parent Calendar: Download or print [Color PDF, 18MB] OR [BW PDF, 8MB

    First Day of 2017-18 School Year: Tuesday, September 5


    Join us for our Back-to-School Extravaganza event!

    Join us at this annual event to meet your teacher, enjoy a hot dog and live music, get a free haircut and much more!

    Wednesday, Aug 30 from 4 pm - 6 pm


    Don't Forget ONLINE VERIFICATION  - July 17 - August 25

    Parents of returning student are strongly encouraged to complete the online verification process between July 17 and August 25! This process reduces paperwork and provides us with the most current contact information available for your student.

    To verify, log in to Skyward Family Access at or by using the link below. Under “Family Access,” click the “2017-18 Online Verification” button at left and follow the prompts. NOTE: the link will only be visible during the dates of July 17 – August 25.

    Need help? Visit or email Dawn Cordes,


    New Student Registration

    Are you a *NEW* student who is zoned for Borah? New Student Registration is Thursday, August 17 from 12 noon to 6 pm. If you have questions during summer break, call Christine Ballard at the district office, 208-664-8241.

    Welcome to Borah Elementary!

    Borah Elementary School is located off of 4th Street in beautiful Coeur d'Alene

    , Idaho! Our school serves over 350 students Kindergarten through 5th Grade. We are the Borah Lions and we ROAR!

    Borah Buck Incentive ProgramBorah Lions ROAR!

    Students who are "caught" doing something good at any time throughout the day will be rewarded with a Borah Buck.  They will also be working on becoming a Borah Self-Manager at which point they can earn special privileges. Talk to your child to learn more about this exciting program.  Click the Behavior Matrix to see what it looks like to "ROAR".  Behavior Matrix

Important Information

Summer Meals! At Borah!

  • Free Summer Meals Program

    Our Coeur d'Alene Public Schools' Nutrition Services Department is excited to partner with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make sure our community’s children receive healthy, well-balanced meals while school is out.

    Any child aged 1 through 18 may come and eat for free.  Adults eat for $2.40 at breakfast and only $3.65 at lunch. This summer, meals will be served at Borah, Hayden Lake and Winton elementary schools as well as Lakes Magnet Middle School. 

    The program starts June 15th and runs thru August 18th. Exact dates and serving times may vary from location to location. 

    For more information on our summer food service program, including serving times and menus, visit the Nutrition Services home page at

Get a head start on your school supples!