Southeast Polk High School

Southeast Polk High School serves 1,919 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Southeast Polk High School operates within the Southeast Polk Community School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 1919 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,919 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 is more than the state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
7%
9%
Black
1%
5%
White
87%
80%
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.24 0.21
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.
21%
34%
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.
6%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,791 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Southeast Polk Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,791 678
Graduation Rate 92% 91%
District Total Revenue $71 MM $7 MM
District Spending $84 MM $7 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,936 $11,087
District Spending / Student $14,182 $10,614
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bondurant-farrar High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spring Creek - 6th Grade Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clay Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pleasant HillSpring Creek - 6th Grade Middle School
    8031 Ne University Ave
    Pleasant HillIA 50327
    (515)967-5533
    0.1 mi | 529 students | Gr. 6                      
  • Pleasant HillSoutheast Polk Junior High School
    8325 Ne University Ave
    Pleasant HillIA 50327
    (515)967-5509
    0.4 mi | 975 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • AltoonaClay Elementary School
    3200 First Ave South
    AltoonaIA 50009
    (515)967-4198
    1.9 mi | 452 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Pleasant HillFour Mile Elementary School
    670 Se 68th St
    Pleasant HillIA 50327
    (515)265-1972
    2 mi | 503 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • AltoonaWillowbrook Elementary School
    300 17th Ave Sw
    AltoonaIA 50009
    (515)967-7512
    2.6 mi | 526 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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