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Spirit Lake Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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Spirit Lake Comm School District Details

Spirit Lake Comm School District
2701 Hill Avenue
Spirit Lake, IA 51360

1,289 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 14)

Spirit Lake Comm School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Iowa

(10 is best)

Better than of IA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

100 80 60 40 20 0
80%
69%
78%
68%
82%
70%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Spirit Lake Elementary School
2901 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
PK-04
Spirit Lake High School
2701 Hill Ave
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
09-12
Spirit Lake Middle School
609 28th St
Spirit Lake, IA, 51360
05-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.4% 77.3%
Black 0.9% 7.0%
Hispanic 3.7% 12.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 25.3% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.8% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 6.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,392 $8,277,640 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $303 $392,385 2.6%
Staff $583 $754,985 5.0%
General Administration $273 $353,535 2.3%
School Administration $531 $687,645 4.6%
Operation $1,179 $1,526,805 10.1%
Transportation $395 $511,525 3.4%
Other $261 $337,995 2.2%
Total Support $3,524 $4,563,580 30.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,737 $2,249,415 14.9%
Total Expenditures $11,653 $15,090,635 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,224 $3,660,926,531 51.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $432 $219,052,631 3.1%
Staff $583 $295,681,569 4.1%
General Administration $281 $142,425,556 2.0%
School Administration $641 $325,034,720 4.5%
Operation $1,023 $518,168,438 7.2%
Transportation $446 $225,880,706 3.2%
Other $313 $158,449,616 2.2%
Total Support $3,719 $1,884,639,810 26.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,194 $1,618,462,289 22.6%
Total Expenditures $14,138 $7,164,055,866 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%