PROFICIENCY 79% 14% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #3 of 3 in Spirit Lake
  • Ranked #33 of 1529 in Iowa
Proficiency Averages
82%Spirit Lake
69%Iowa

Spirit Lake Middle School is a school servicing grades 5 to 8 and is located in the district of "Spirit Lake Community School District" in Spirit Lake, IA. There are a total of 353 students and 22 teachers at Spirit Lake Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

Spirit Lake Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 78.5%, which is 14% higher than the Iowa average.

Spirit Lake Middle School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students353
Teachers22
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Spirit Lake Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All82%
3n/a
4n/a
580-84%
675-79%
780-84%
885-89%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All75%
3n/a
4n/a
565-69%
670-74%
770-74%
885-89%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Spirit Lake Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
White 93.6% 91.5% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 1.1% 1.0% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 1.1% 1.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 3.8% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 2.2% 3.1% 3.1%

Spirit Lake demographics profile

StatisticSpirit LakeIowaNational
Population4,9923,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,1115791
Median age47.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%60%55%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%

Education level achieved in Spirit Lake

IndexSpirit LakeIowaNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school92.9%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college67.9%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.6%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.2%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Spirit Lake Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.