North Polk High School

North Polk High School serves 366 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
North Polk High School operates within the North Polk Community School District.
The school district's 91% graduation rate is equal to the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 366 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 366 students
North Polk High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
North Polk High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Polk High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
North Polk High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
North Polk High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
1%
9%
North Polk High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
North Polk High School Black (1992-2010)
White
94%
81%
North Polk High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Polk High School Sch Ethnicity North Polk High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.54
North Polk High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
33%
North Polk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
7%
North Polk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,359 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name North Polk Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,359 666
North Polk Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 91% 91%
North Polk Community   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $12 MM $7 MM
District Spending $11 MM $7 MM
North Polk Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,450 $11,087
North Polk Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,358 $10,614
North Polk Community   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ankeny High School (5.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is North Polk Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is North Polk Central Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alleman North Polk Middle School
    315 Ne 141st Ave
    Alleman , IA , 50007
    (515)251-3400
    0  mi  |  179  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Alleman North Polk Central Elementary School
    311 Ne 141st Ave
    Alleman , IA , 50007
    (515)251-3400
    0  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Ankeny Ashland Ridge Elementary School
    2600 Nw Ash Dr
    Ankeny , IA , 50023
    (515)965-9594
    4.5  mi  |  774  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Ankeny Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Northeast Elementary School
    1705 Ne Trilein
    Ankeny , IA , 50021
    (515)965-9620
    5.3  mi  |  587  students  |  Gr.  -5
  • Ankeny Ankeny High School
    1155 Sw Cherry St
    Ankeny , IA , 50023
    (515)965-9630
    5.4  mi  |  1684  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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Did You Know?
Polk County, IA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.23, which is lower than the Iowa average of 0.54. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Cossatot River School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.