Spring Creek - 6th Grade

8031 Ne University Ave.
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Spring Creek - 6th Grade serves 577 students in grades 6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Spring Creek - 6th Grade placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Spring Creek - 6th Grade's student population of 577 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Spring Creek - 6th Grade is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Spring Creek - 6th Grade is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#597 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
4%
6%
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White
83%
76%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSoutheast Polk Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Spring Creek - 6th Grade is Southeast Polk High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Southeast Polk Junior High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clay Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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