Spirit Lake High School

Spirit Lake High School serves 396 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 19%.
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 396 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 396 students
Spirit Lake High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Spirit Lake High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Spirit Lake High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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
Spirit Lake High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Spirit Lake High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
9%
Spirit Lake High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
5%
Spirit Lake High School Black (2001-2012)
White
95%
81%
Spirit Lake High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Spirit Lake High School Sch Ethnicity Spirit Lake 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.
0.10 0.54
Spirit Lake High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
16%
33%
Spirit Lake 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.
1%
7%
Spirit Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Spirit Lake Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,259 666
Spirit Lake Community   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 91%
Spirit Lake Community   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $7 MM
District Spending $12 MM $7 MM
Spirit Lake Community   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,649 $11,087
Spirit Lake Community   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,432 $10,614
Spirit Lake 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 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 Students Grades
  • Spirit Lake Spirit Lake Elementary School
    2701 Hill Ave
    Spirit Lake , IA , 51360
    (712)336-2822
    0  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Spirit Lake Spirit Lake Middle School
    609 28th St
    Spirit Lake , IA , 51360
    (712)336-1370
    0.2  mi  |  417  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Arnolds Park Okoboji Middle School
    10 Broadway
    Arnolds Park , IA , 51331
    (712)332-5641
    3.6  mi  |  264  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Milford Okoboji High School
    901 H. Ave
    Milford , IA , 51351
    (712)338-2446
    6.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Milford Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Okoboji Elementary School
    705 North Ave
    Milford , IA , 51351
    (712)338-2458
    6.9  mi  |  458  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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Iowa 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 0.54, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Iowa is Adair-casey Community School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Iowa or national school diversity statistics.