Kuna is home to a strong educational system from workforce and continuing education programs to an exceptional public school system as well as private school options. There are several colleges and universities in the Boise Metropolitan area, all within a 20 to 45-minute drive.
There are several universities and colleges located within the Boise Metropolitan area. These institutions include:
Boise State University (BSU), the state’s largest university, with 23,886 students enrolled (2017). Boise State is designated a "Doctoral Research Institution" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and currently has 11 doctoral programs. Boise State is the first public university to collaborate with Harvard Business School’s innovative online program, known as HBX CORe, bringing the Harvard business curriculum to Idaho.
University of Idaho (U of I) branch campus, located in Boise, Idaho. The University of Idaho enrolls over 12,000 students, and offers a huge selection of high-quality majors spread across 10 colleges. U of I’s academic programs are ranked among the best in the nation, including the College of Education, College of Natural Resources and the College of Engineering.
The College of Idaho (C of I), located in Caldwell, Idaho. The College of Idaho is the state’s first private liberal arts college with more than 80 majors and minors to choose from.
Idaho State University (ISU) branch campus, located in Meridian, Idaho. Idaho State University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution. Over 12,000 students attend ISU with access to more than 250 programs. Idaho State University is the state’s designated lead institution in health professions.
Northwest Nazarene University (NNU), located in Nampa, Idaho. Northwest Nazarene University, a nonprofit Christian university enrolling more than 1300 undergraduate students and over 700 graduate students, offers over 60 areas of study.
College of Western Idaho (CWI), located in Nampa, Boise, and Eagle, Idaho. CWI is a comprehensive community college providing higher education programs to residents of Western Idaho. They offer a full range of academic and career-technical courses leading to an Associate of Arts or Science degree, Associate of Applied Science degrees, continuing education, and certificates. CWI also offers Basic Skills Education to help prepare for a GED, Dual Credit for high school students, and fast-track career training for working professionals. CWI serves a total of approximately 28,825 students annually, with 17,289 being credit students. In 2016-2017, CWI awarded a total of 1,627 degrees and certificates.
Continuing Education and Workforce Training
- College of Western Idaho
- Idaho State University
- Idaho Department of Labor
- Boise State University
- University of Idaho
Public Pre-K through 12 Schools
Kuna has one early head start school program, one head start school program, various Pre-K options, six elementary schools, two middle schools, one public high school with another public high school coming soon, one technical center school, one alternative high school, one public charter school, and one STEM charter school.
Early Childhood Learning
- Early Head Start - Ross Elementary
- Head Start - Ross Elementary
- Crimson Point Elementary (K-5)
- Hubbard Elementary (K-3)
- Indian Creek Elementary (K-3)
- Ross Elementary (4-5)
- Reed Elementary (K-5)
- Silver Trail Elementary (K-5)
- Kuna High School
- Initial Point Alternative High School
- Dehryl A. Dennis Technical Center
- Swan Falls High School (Coming Fall 2020)