Southeast Polk Community School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 7,133 students in Southeast Polk Community School District. Southeast Polk Community School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Iowa.
The top ranked public schools in Southeast Polk Community School District are Runnells Elementary School, Four Mile Elementary School and Mitchellville Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Southeast Polk Community School District have an average math proficiency score of 82% (versus the Iowa public school average of 76%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 74% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Iowa.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Iowa public school average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameSoutheast Polk Community School District
School District Websitehttp://www.southeastpolk.org
School District Phone Number(515) 967-4294
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (IA)
# of Schools11 Schools1,330 Schools
# of Students7,133 Students502,459 Students
# of Teachers437 Teachers34,396 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1

District Comparison

Southeast Polk Community School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 332 school districts in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 97% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#119 out of 333 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Southeast Polk Community   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
76%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Southeast Polk Community   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
74%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Southeast Polk Community   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Southeast Polk Community   School District and public school graduation rate of IA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.340.41
# of American Indian Students10 Students1,874 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students141 Students12,683 Students
% Asian Students
2%
3%
# of Hispanic Students490 Students54,404 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
11%
# of Black Students368 Students30,879 Students
% Black Students
5%
6%
# of White Students5,779 Students381,240 Students
% White Students
81%
76%
# of Hawaiian Students13 Students1,350 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students332 Students20,029 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:35122,072
# of Students in Kindergarten:48438,247
# of Students in 1st Grade:47434,902
# of Students in 2nd Grade:52336,010
# of Students in 3rd Grade:47636,631
# of Students in 4th Grade:55437,922
# of Students in 5th Grade:57237,957
# of Students in 6th Grade:57737,546
# of Students in 7th Grade:57037,038
# of Students in 8th Grade:47936,371
# of Students in 9th Grade:54137,643
# of Students in 10th Grade:51737,027
# of Students in 11th Grade:52336,147
# of Students in 12th Grade:49236,946
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $14,063 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,090. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,850 is less than the state median of $13,630. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (IA)
Total Revenue$100 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Southeast Polk Community   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$85 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Southeast Polk Community   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$14,063$14,090
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Southeast Polk Community   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,850$13,630
This chart display average spending per public school student in Southeast Polk Community   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in IA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Southeast Polk Community School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Runnells Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    6575 Se 116th Street
    Runnells, IA 50237
    (515) 966-2068

    Grades: K-5 | 270 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Four Mile Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    670 Se 68th St
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 265-1972

    Grades: K-5 | 430 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Mitchellville Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    308 Elm Ave Nw
    Mitchellville, IA 50169
    (515) 967-4274

    Grades: PK-5 | 235 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Altoona Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    301 6th St Sw
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-3771

    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Centennial Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    910 7th Ave Se
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-2109

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Delaware Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4401 E 46th St
    Des Moines, IA 50317
    (515) 262-3197

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Southeast Polk Junior High School Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8325 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-5509

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,049 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Clay Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3200 First Avenue S.
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-4198

    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Spring Creek - 6th Grade Math: 84% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8031 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-5533

    Grades: 6 | 577 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Southeast Polk High School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    7945 Ne University Ave.
    Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
    (515) 967-6631

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,073 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Willowbrook Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 17th Ave Sw
    Altoona, IA 50009
    (515) 967-7512

    Grades: PK-5 | 553 students
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