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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Southeast Polk High School is an above average, public school located in Pleasant Hill, IA. It has 2,059 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 78% in reading.

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7945 NE University Ave.
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
78%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1310
15 responses
Average ACT
25
364 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$78,818
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,002
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$201,500
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 26 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 96 responses
  • School dances
    18%
  • Football
    17%
  • All state sporting events
    13%
  • I enjoy the basketball games.
    13%
  • Pep assemblies
    10%
  • Band and ensemble activities
    7%
  • Homecoming week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,059
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 34 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 34 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 34 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,900
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.6%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 47 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 47 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 47 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,922 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 51 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 51 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 51 responses

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