Spring Creek - 6th Grade

8031 Ne University Ave.
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 569 students in grades 6, Spring Creek - 6th Grade ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 20% in IA
  • : 79% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Spring Creek - 6th Grade ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Spring Creek - 6th Grade's student population of 569 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6
Total Students
569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Spring Creek - 6th Grade ranks within the top 20% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Spring Creek - 6th Grade is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
#172 out of 1221 schools
(Top 20%)
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79%
64%
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78%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
9%
7%
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White
72%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Spring Creek - 6th Grade's ranking?
Spring Creek - 6th Grade is ranked #172 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
79% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 78% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Spring Creek - 6th Grade?
569 students attend Spring Creek - 6th Grade.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Spring Creek - 6th Grade students are White, 9% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Spring Creek - 6th Grade?
Spring Creek - 6th Grade has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Spring Creek - 6th Grade offer ?
Spring Creek - 6th Grade offers enrollment in grades 6
What school district is Spring Creek - 6th Grade part of?
Spring Creek - 6th Grade is part of Southeast Polk Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6
  • Enrollment: 569 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 79% (Top 20%)
  • : 78% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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