Southeast Polk High School

Southeast Polk High School serves 1,994 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
Southeast Polk High School operates within the Southeast Polk Community School District.
Southeast Polk Community School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 1994 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,994 students
Southeast Polk High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Southeast Polk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 113 teachers
Southeast Polk High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Southeast Polk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Southeast Polk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
2%
Southeast Polk High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
10%
Southeast Polk High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
2%
5%
Southeast Polk High School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
88%
79%
Southeast Polk High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Southeast Polk High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.22 0.37
Southeast Polk High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
19%
34%
Southeast Polk High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Southeast Polk Community School District's student population of 6,798 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,942 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Southeast Polk Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 6,798 655
Southeast Polk Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 96% 92%
Southeast Polk Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $71 MM n/a
Southeast Polk Community   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $88 MM n/a
Southeast Polk Community   School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,942 n/a
Southeast Polk Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $14,679 n/a
Southeast Polk Community   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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    Grades: 7-8 | 1008 students
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    AltoonaIA 50009
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