Spirit Lake Elementary School



Spirit Lake Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Spirit Lake Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 111
1 76
2 103
3 72
4 66
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Spirit Lake Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Spirit Lake, IA in the Spirit Lake Community School District. It enrolls 433 students in grades 1st through 12th. Spirit Lake Elementary School is the 177th largest public school in Iowa and the 28,201st largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 433
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,201st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 177th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 291st out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 143rd out of 723

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Spirit Lake Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 232
(54%)
435
(53%)
 Female 201
(46%)
389
(47%)

Spirit Lake Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 390
(90%)
754
(92%)
 Hispanic 19
(4%)
37
(4%)
 Two or More 16
(4%)
21
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
7
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Spirit Lake Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 298
(69%)
594
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 125
(29%)
201
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(2%)
29
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Spirit Lake Elementary School is ranked 293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Spirit Lake Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.2%) is lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 499
2006 517
2007 495
2008 458
2009 398
2010 427
2011 446
2012 433

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 15
2007 14.2
2008 14.5
2009 13.9
2010 14.7
2011 15.1
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19639278557114
2006 0.19342359767892
2007 0.20808080808081
2008 0.2292576419214
2009 0.24623115577889
2010 0.27166276346604
2011 0.23542600896861
2012 0.31177829099307

Compare Spirit Lake Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.2%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Spirit Lake Elementary School
Spirit Lake, IA
Public PK - 04 433 13.9:1  
Spirit Lake Middle School
Spirit Lake, IA
Public 05 - 08 391 15.2:1 1 miles
Okoboji Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 257 13.8:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 04 476 15.9:1 8 miles
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Harris-Lake Park Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 205 18.2:1 12 miles
Harris-Lake Park High School
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Public 06 - 12 161 10.8:1 12 miles
Demoney Elementary School
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Public PK - 02 441 16.3:1 14 miles
Estherville Lincoln Central Middle School
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Public 05 - 08 374 12.7:1 14 miles
Roosevelt Elementary
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Public 03 - 04 211 15.1:1 14 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 88 12:1 19 miles
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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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