Spirit Lake High School

  • Spirit Lake High School serves 439 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 22%.
  • 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 439 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students439 students
Spirit Lake High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Spirit Lake High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Spirit Lake High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeSpirit Lake High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
Spirit Lake High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/an/a
Spirit Lake High School American Indian Students (2010-2011)
Asian
n/a
2%
Spirit Lake High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
3%
10%
Spirit Lake High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
1%
5%
Spirit Lake High School Black Students (2002-2015)
White
95%
78%
Spirit Lake High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Spirit Lake High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSpirit Lake 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.
0.100.38
Spirit Lake High School Diversity Score (1993-2015)
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.
21%
34%
Spirit Lake 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.
3%
7%
Spirit Lake High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Spirit Lake Community School District's student population of 1,275 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 $11,524 is higher than the state average of $11,259. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,783 is less than the state average of $11,298. The district spending/student has declined by 34% over four years.
School District NameSpirit Lake Community School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed1,275673
Spirit Lake Community School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate93%92%
Spirit Lake Community School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$14 MM$7 MM
Spirit Lake Community School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$13 MM$7 MM
Spirit Lake Community School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,524$11,259
Spirit Lake Community School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,783$11,298
Spirit Lake 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spirit LakeSpirit Lake Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 513 students
    0 miles
    2901 Hill Ave
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-2822
    0PK-4513
  • Spirit LakeSpirit Lake Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 323 students
    0.2 miles
    609 28th St
    Spirit LakeIA 51360
    (712)336-1370
    0.25-8323
  • MilfordOkoboji Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 284 students
    3.6 miles
    10 Broadway
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)332-5641
    3.65-8284
  • MilfordOkoboji High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 253 students
    6.7 miles
    901 H. Ave., 901 H. Ave.
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2446
    6.79-12253
  • Milford Okoboji Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 454 students
    6.9 miles
    705 N. Ave, 705 N. Ave
    MilfordIA 51351
    (712)338-2458
    6.9PK-4454

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