Southeast Polk High School

  • Southeast Polk High School serves 1,980 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • 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 1980 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,980 students
Southeast Polk High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Southeast Polk High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
Southeast Polk High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSoutheast Polk High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
Southeast Polk High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Southeast Polk High School American Indian Students (2000-2007)
Asian
2%
2%
Southeast Polk High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
8%
10%
Southeast Polk High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
2%
5%
Southeast Polk High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
86%
78%
Southeast Polk High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Southeast Polk High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSoutheast Polk High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIA 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.
0.260.38
Southeast Polk High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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 (1988-2015)
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 (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Southeast Polk Community School District's student population of 6,920 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,789 in this district is less than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,262 is higher than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has grown by 11% over four years.
School District NameSoutheast Polk Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed6,920673
Southeast Polk Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate96%92%
Southeast Polk Community School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$71 MM$7 MM
Southeast Polk Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$88 MM$7 MM
Southeast Polk Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$10,789$11,259
Southeast Polk Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,262$11,298
Southeast Polk Community School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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