Spencer Middle School



Spencer Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spencer Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 129
7 155
8 145
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spencer Middle School is a public elementary school located in Spencer, IA in the Spencer Community School District. It enrolls 429 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 429
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.7

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Spencer Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 235
(55%)
697
(49%)
 Male 194
(45%)
713
(51%)

Spencer Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(89%)
1,231
(87%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
135
(10%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Spencer Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 231
(54%)
692
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(35%)
583
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(11%)
135
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Spencer Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 338
2007 351
2008 331
2009 314
2010 312
2011 313
2012 429

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 13.7
2007 14.7
2008 15.8
2009 16.4
2010 15.1
2011 14.4
2012 15.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25
2006 0.26331360946746
2007 0.27920227920228
2008 0.28398791540786
2009 0.32484076433121
2010 0.33012820512821
2011 0.38338658146965
2012 0.46153846153846

Compare Spencer Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
This School 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Spencer Middle School
Spencer, IA
Public 06 - 08 429 15.5:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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