Spirit Lake High School



Spirit Lake High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spirit Lake 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
9 106
10 105
11 130
12 115

Spirit Lake High School is a public high school of the Spirit Lake Community School District located in Spirit Lake, IA. It has 456 students in grades 9th through 12th. Spirit Lake High School is the 104th largest public high school in Iowa and the 11,495th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 456
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,495th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 104th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 320th out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 132nd out of 366

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Spirit Lake High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(53%)
240
(53%)
 Female 216
(47%)
216
(47%)

Spirit Lake High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 431
(95%)
431
(95%)
 Hispanic 11
(2%)
11
(2%)
 Black 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Spirit Lake High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 348
(76%)
348
(76%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 88
(19%)
88
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
20
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Spirit Lake High School is ranked 152nd out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spirit Lake High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.7%) 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.

Spirit Lake High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 424
2006 424
2007 405
2008 413
2009 396
2010 381
2011 396
2012 410
2013 410
2014 439
2015 456

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 16.4
2007 14.7
2008 16.2
2009 15.8
2010 13.6
2011 16.1
2012 16.6
2013 16
2014 17.3
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.15094339622642
2006 0.16981132075472
2007 0.1679012345679
2008 0.19370460048426
2009 0.22474747474747
2010 0.24146981627297
2011 0.18434343434343
2012 0.20975609756098
2013 0.22926829268293
2014 0.24601366742597
2015 0.23684210526316

Compare Spirit Lake 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 23.7%
 
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 456 16.7:1  
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