Southeast Polk High School

Southeast Polk High School serves 1,816 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 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 19%.
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 1816 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,816 students
Southeast Polk High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 114 teachers
Southeast Polk High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Southeast Polk High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.24 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 16:1 14:1
Southeast Polk High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Southeast Polk High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
5%
9%
Southeast Polk High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
2%
5%
Southeast Polk High School Black (1993-2012)
White
87%
81%
Southeast Polk High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Southeast Polk High School Sch Ethnicity Southeast 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.
0.24 0.54
Southeast 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.
18%
33%
Southeast 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.
5%
7%
Southeast Polk High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,542 students has grown by 10% 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 6,542 666
Southeast Polk Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 91%
Southeast Polk Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $7 MM
District Spending $84 MM $7 MM
Southeast Polk Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,936 $11,087
Southeast Polk Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,182 $10,614
Southeast 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 Bondurant-farrar High School (6.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Spring Creek - 6th Grade Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clay Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pleasant Hill Spring Creek - 6th Grade Middle School
    8031 Ne University Ave
    Pleasant Hill , IA , 50327
    (515)967-5533
    0.2  mi  |  473  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Pleasant Hill Southeast Polk Junior High School
    8325 Ne University Ave
    Pleasant Hill , IA , 50327
    (515)967-5509
    0.4  mi  |  1003  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Altoona Clay Elementary School
    3200 First Ave South
    Altoona , IA , 50009
    (515)967-4198
    1.9  mi  |  447  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pleasant Hill Four Mile Elementary School
    670 Se 68th St
    Pleasant Hill , IA , 50327
    (515)265-1972
    2  mi  |  487  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Altoona Willowbrook Elementary School
    300 17th St Sw
    Altoona , IA , 50009
    (515)967-7512
    2.6  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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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.