Southeast Polk Junior High School



Southeast Polk Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Southeast Polk Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 537
8 499
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Southeast Polk Junior High School is a public high school of the Southeast Polk Community School District located in Pleasant Hill, IA. It has 1,036 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,036
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 62

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Southeast Polk Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 524
(51%)
1,569
(51%)
 Male 512
(49%)
1,527
(49%)

Southeast Polk Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 874
(84%)
2,604
(84%)
 Hispanic 66
(6%)
208
(7%)
 Black 38
(4%)
101
(3%)
 Two or More 33
(3%)
107
(3%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
68
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Southeast Polk Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 756
(73%)
2,286
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 236
(23%)
648
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(4%)
162
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Southeast Polk Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is lower than the state average of 36.6%. 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.

Southeast Polk Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 828
2006 863
2007 841
2008 861
2009 941
2010 1002
2011 1003
2012 975
2013 1008
2014 1010
2015 1036

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 16.6
2007 15.9
2008 14.1
2009 15.9
2010 17.9
2011 17.3
2012 17.2
2013 17.7
2014 17.6
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16425120772947
2006 0.1946697566628
2007 0.20927467300832
2008 0.22067363530778
2009 0.2826780021254
2010 0.29041916167665
2011 0.26620139581256
2012 0.29948717948718
2013 0.29265873015873
2014 0.2950495049505
2015 0.27027027027027

Compare Southeast Polk Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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