Average Teacher Salary in Southeast Polk Community School District

The average teacher salary in Southeast Polk Community School District is $45,658.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,350 $16,470 $18,610 $22,380 $34,310 $51,950
Kindergarten $49,980 $27,570 $32,060 $43,320 $64,780 $85,940
Elementary $47,030 $24,280 $31,910 $40,550 $58,700 $81,280
Middle school $52,610 $29,130 $33,260 $48,030 $64,400 $92,080
High school $48,320 $29,610 $36,190 $45,620 $58,640 $70,510

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General Facts

  • Staff: 762
  • Full time teachers: 418
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 118
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 200
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 33
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 182
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,934

Financial Statistics for Southeast Polk Community School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $31,754,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $25,686,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,551,000
  • Total revenue: $58,991,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $26,961,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,952,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,181,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $76,834,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,808,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,645,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $877,000

Information on Schools within Southeast Polk Community School District

Elementary Schools within the Southeast Polk Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Altoona Elementary School
301 6th St SW
Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-3771
  • Total: 399
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 56
14 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Centennial Elementary School
910 7th Ave SE
Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-2109
  • Total: 510
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 68
15 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Clay Elementary
3200 First Ave South
Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-4198
  • Total: 384
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 44
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Delaware Elementary School
4401 NE 46th St
Des Moines, IA 50317
515-262-3197
  • Total: 517
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 80
13 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Four Mile Elementary School
670 SE 68th St
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-265-1972
  • Total: 628
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 104
  • 6th grade: 98
15 to 1 43 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mitchellville Elementary School
308 Elm Ave NW
Mitchellville, IA 50169
515-967-4274
  • Total: 193
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 21
13 to 1 15 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Runnells Elementary School
6575 SE 116th St
Runnells, IA 50237
515-966-2068
  • Total: 217
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 37
  • 6th grade: 38
12 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Willowbrook Elementary School
300 17th St SW
Altoona, IA 50009
515-967-7512
  • Total: 475
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 65
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Southeast Polk Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Southeast Polk Junior High School
8031 NE University
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-967-5509
  • Total: 861
  • 7th grade: 461
  • 8th grade: 400
14 to 1 61 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Southeast Polk Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Southeast Polk High School
8325 NE University
Pleasant Hill, IA 50327
515-967-6631
  • Total: 1,698
  • 9th grade: 447
  • 10th grade: 461
  • 11th grade: 399
  • 12th grade: 391
15 to 1 117 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Southeast Polk Community School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
The Harbor-southeast Polk Alternative School
1301 First Ave North
Altoona, IA 50009
515-957-8811
  • Total: 52
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade: 37
13 to 1 4 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,236
  • Median family income: $60,005
  • Median male income: $33,491
  • Median female income: $22,538
  • Median income of a renter: $25,780
  • Median income of a home owner: $61,294
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    685 765 1,540 2,205 790

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