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
9 156
10 152
11 143
12 154

Spencer High School is a public high school of the Spencer Community School District located in Spencer, IA. It has 605 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spencer High School is the 69th largest public high school in Iowa and the 9,343rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 605
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,343rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 69th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 286th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 74th out of 366

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Spencer High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 312
(52%)
312
(52%)
 Male 293
(48%)
293
(48%)

Spencer High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 541
(89%)
541
(89%)
 Hispanic 43
(7%)
43
(7%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Spencer High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 389
(64%)
389
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 146
(24%)
146
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 70
(12%)
70
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spencer High School is ranked 63rd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spencer High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.7%) is slightly 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.

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
2013 600
2014 597
2015 605

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
2013 14.7
2014 14.9
2015 15.5

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
2013 0.305
2014 0.34003350083752
2015 0.35702479338843

Compare Spencer High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.7%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 605 15.5:1  
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