Spirit Lake High School

Spirit Lake High School serves 410 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 20%.
Spirit Lake High School operates within the Spirit Lake Community School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 91%.

Overview

The student population of 410 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 410 students
Spirit Lake High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Spirit Lake High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Spirit Lake High School Student 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 0.08 is less 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
Spirit Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Spirit Lake High School American Indian Students (2010-2011)
Asian
1%
2%
Spirit Lake High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
White
96%
80%
Spirit Lake High School White Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Spirit Lake High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Spirit Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Spirit Lake High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.08 0.21
Spirit Lake High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
17%
34%
Spirit Lake High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Spirit Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,234 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,649 is higher than the state average of $11,087. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,432 is less than the state average of $10,614. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Spirit Lake Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,234 678
Spirit Lake Community   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 98% 91%
Spirit Lake Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $7 MM
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $12 MM $7 MM
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,649 $11,087
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,432 $10,614
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Okoboji High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Spirit Lake Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spirit Lake Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spirit LakeSpirit Lake Elementary School
    2701 Hill Ave
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-2822
    0 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 433 students                      
  • Spirit LakeSpirit Lake Middle School
    609 28th St
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-1370
    0.2 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 391 students                      
  • Arnolds ParkOkoboji Middle School
    10 Broadway
    Arnolds ParkIA 51331
    (712)332-5641
    3.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 257 students                      
  • MilfordOkoboji High School
    901 H. Ave
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2446
    6.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 277 students                      
  • Milford Okoboji Elementary School
    705 North Ave
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2458
    6.9 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 476 students                      

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