Contact Information

  • Director
    Shelly Smede

    Dean of Students
    Kelly Sheridan

    Nicole Perez

    955 Garfield St
    Idaho Falls, ID 83401
    Phone: (208) 525-7720
    Fax: (208) 525-7732

    Our Mission: Compass Academy develops innovative creators through project- and problem-based learning. We engage all students with rich integrated curriculum in a community that respects each individual.

    Bell Schedule:

    Mon/Wed (A Days) | Tue/Thu (B Days) Start Times
    1 | 8:50 am
    2 | 10:27 am

    Lunch | 12:05 pm
    3 | 12:45 pm
    4 | 2:22 pm

    Dismiss | 4 pm

    Friday Late Start
    1a | 9:50 am
    1b | 10:28 am
    2a | 11:06 am
    2b | 11:44 am

    Lunch | 12:22 pm
    3a | 1:02 pm
    3a | 1:40 pm

    Focus| 2:18 pm

    4a | 2:44 pm
    4b | 3:22 pm

    Dismiss | 4 pm


  • D91 Plans Bond Open Houses

    D91 invites parents and patrons to attend one of four Open Houses planned in October to learn more about the proposed bond.  The meetings will include a short presentation by D91 Supt. Dr. Jim Shank, and then attendees will visit different displays to ask questions and learn more about each project. Meetings are scheduled on:  

    • Oct. 4, 6:30 to 8 pm: IF Activity Center, 1575 N. Skyline Dr. 
    • Oct. 11, 6:30 to 8 pm: Idaho Falls High School, Little Theater, 601 S. Holmes (Please enter through the front doors on Holmes)  
    • Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 pm: Skyline High School, Little Theater, 1767 Bluesky (Please enter through the front doors.
    • Oct. 19, 6:30 to 8 pm: Sunnyside Elementary School, Cafeteria, 165 Cobblestone

    If you can't attend one of the meetings, check out the Bond Information Page
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  • Compass News

    Updated September 24, 2022. Read all about the latest Compass information HERE

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  • Family Mental Health Night

    As part of our efforts to support families by providing free mental health resources, D91 is hosting Dr. Kevin Skinner for a virtual informative mental health and wellness event for parents and educators. This free event is just one of the resources available through D91's partnership with This webinar event will be on Oct. 26 at 6pm MST. Register here!

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  • Parenting A Lion

    Compass Academy provides a unique learning opportunity for students and parents alike. Learn more about how you can help your student be successful. (English)  (Espanol)

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  • Senior Information 2023

    Seniors and Parents of Seniors - Click HERE for everything you need to know all year (updated Sep 5, 2022)

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  • Alumni Search

    You earned the diploma and we want to stay in contact. Please take our alumni survey. It is our goal to create a database of graduates and stay in touch throughout the coming years.

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  • Inspiring Kids To Go On 

    D91 is proud to partner with Idaho Business for Education and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on the new Within Reach program, which highlights the importance and value of a postsecondary education, whether it’s an apprenticeship or a 4-year degree. The power of the new Within Reach program is working with businesses to connect with parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles in the workplace, and highlight the importance of students “going on” after high school. Learn more here.

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