Bonneville High School (Idaho Falls, Idaho)

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Coordinates: 43°31′34″N 111°58′16″W / 43.526°N 111.971°W / 43.526; -111.971

Bonneville High School
Bonneville High School Idaho.JPG
Southeast entrance in 2008
3165 East Iona Road
Bonneville County, Idaho
U.S. [1]
Type Public [2]
Established 1957 [3]
School district Bonneville Joint School District #93 [1]
Principal Heath Jackson [4]
Faculty 54 [2]
Grades 9–12 [2]
Enrollment 1,098 [2]
Color(s) Green, Gold, & White [4]
Athletics IHSAA Class 5A [4]
Athletics conference High Country (5A)
Mascot Bee [4]
Rivals Hillcrest,
Idaho Falls, Skyline
Newspaper BHS Buzz [5]
Yearbook Hive
Feeder schools Rocky Mountain Middle School
Elevation 4,765 ft (1,452 m) AMSL
Bonneville High School is located in the US
Bonneville High School
Bonneville High School
Location in the United States
Bonneville High School  is located in Idaho
Bonneville High School
Bonneville High School

Bonneville High School is a four-year public secondary school near Idaho Falls, Idaho. Northeast of the city, it opened in 1952 and is the original high school of the Bonneville Joint School District #93, which consolidated ten smaller districts east of Idaho Falls.[3] The original building for high school was turned into a junior high in 1978 when the current Bonneville High School was built. A second traditional high school in the district opened in 1992, Hillcrest in Ammon, and Bonneville now serves the northern portion. The school colors are green and gold and the mascot is a bee. Current enrollment is approximately 1,400. In 1950 the vote was put forward to bring together 10 little schools, some of them were Iona, Lincoln, Ammon, and Ucon. It passed however there was not a school for them to attend. The school that had the largest building at the time was Ammon so the high school students would attend there until a building could be built. The first class attended 1951 - 1952. As with some of the other new schools, the first graduating class could nominate the colors and mascot. The colors of a favorite football team was nominated, Green Bay Packers. In 1957 the "new" high school was built. It is the current Rocky Mountain Middle School. The students outgrew the High School and did Split sessions in the 1970s while a high school was being built next door. The first class to graduate from the current building was about 1978


Bonneville competes in athletics in IHSAA Class 5A, the highest classification in the state. It is currently a member of the High Country Conference (5A), with Hillcrest High School, Skyline High School and Idaho Falls High School.


Bonneville's rival is Hillcrest, which opened in 1992. The original rival was Idaho Falls, before Skyline arrived in the late 1960s. Bonneville and Hillcrest will join Idaho Falls and Skyline in the 4A classification starting in 2018.

State titles[edit]


  • Soccer (2): fall (4A) 2007, 2010 [6](introduced in 2000)
  • Basketball (1): (4A) 2003 [7]
  • Baseball (2): (A-1, now 5A) 1992, (4A) 2013 [8] (records not kept by IHSAA, state tourney introduced in 1971)


  • Volleyball (8): fall (A-1, now 5A) 1991, 1996, 1998; (4A) 2001, 2004, 2007, 2009;[6] (5A) 2016 (introduced in 1976)
  • Basketball (2): (4A) 2005, 2007 [9] (introduced in 1976)
  • Tennis (2): (4A) 2010, 2011 [10] (combined team until 2008)

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ a b "BHS". Bonneville Joint School District. Archived from the original on 2009-03-23. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Bonneville High School". Public School Review. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  3. ^ a b "History" (PDF). Bonneville J.S.D. #93. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 14, 2012. Retrieved October 31, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Idaho High School Activities Association" (PDF). IHSAA. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  5. ^ "Columbia Scholastic Press Association". Columbia University. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  6. ^ a b Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. Soccer & Volleyball champions - through 2011
  7. ^ Archived April 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. - Basketball champions - through 2012
  8. ^ "4A state baseball tournament: 2013 bracket". May 18, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  9. ^ Archived 2012-10-01 at the Wayback Machine. - Girls Basketball champions - through 2012
  10. ^ Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine. - Tennis champions - through 2012

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