Spencer High School



Spencer High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spencer High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 160
10 143
11 155
12 148

Spencer High School is a public high school of the Spencer Community School District located in Spencer, IA. It has 606 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spencer High School is the 66th largest public high school in Iowa and the 9,173rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 41.27

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Spencer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 324
(53%)
324
(53%)
 Female 282
(47%)
282
(47%)

Spencer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 559
(92%)
559
(92%)
 Hispanic 21
(3%)
21
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Spencer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 424
(70%)
424
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 140
(23%)
140
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(7%)
42
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spencer High School is ranked 71st out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spencer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Spencer High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 737
2006 724
2007 716
2008 685
2009 654
2010 654
2011 616
2012 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.3
2006 16.1
2007 13.1
2008 17.2
2009 14.7
2010 16.3
2011 14.8
2012 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17367706919946
2006 0.19613259668508
2007 0.18575418994413
2008 0.22919708029197
2009 0.26146788990826
2010 0.2737003058104
2011 0.26623376623377
2012 0.3003300330033

Compare Spencer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.0%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 606 14.7:1  
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