Spirit Lake High School

Spirit Lake High School serves 410 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Spirit Lake High School operates within the Spirit Lake Community School District.
Spirit Lake Community School District's 93% graduation rate is higher than the IA state average of 92%.

School Overview

The student population of 410 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 410 students
Spirit Lake High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Spirit Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Spirit Lake High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Spirit Lake High School Student 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 0.09 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Spirit Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
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.
0.09 0.22
Spirit Lake 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%
Spirit Lake 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.
3%
7%
Spirit Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Spirit Lake Community School District's student population of 1,212 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 93% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,935 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,167 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Spirit Lake Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,212 655
Spirit Lake Community   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 93% 92%
Spirit Lake Community   School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $7 MM
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $13 MM $7 MM
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $11,935 $11,259
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,167 $11,298
Spirit Lake Community   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 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
    Grades: PK-4 | 501 students
    0 miles
    2701 Hill Ave
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-2822
    0PK-4501
  • Spirit LakeSpirit Lake Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 353 students
    0.2 miles
    609 28th St
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-1370
    0.25-8353
  • Arnolds ParkOkoboji Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 252 students
    3.6 miles
    10 Broadway
    Arnolds ParkIA 51331
    (712)332-5641
    3.65-8252
  • MilfordOkoboji High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 264 students
    6.7 miles
    901 H. Ave
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2446
    6.79-12264
  • Milford Okoboji Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 471 students
    6.9 miles
    705 North Ave
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2458
    6.9PK-4471

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