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Our own Christy Bartels is highlighted in the Altoona Living Magazine! She's a 1st-grade teacher at Runnells Elementary. Get to know more about her by reading this article. #1SEP #runnellselementary ...

Benefits, work-life balance and meaningful work. You can find these and more at SEP Community School District. We are the place to apply if you are looking to make a difference in a child's life. We have a variety of positions open. Please stop by our job fair on Tuesday or Wednesday to get more information. Follow this link for all of the open positions and submit your application. Join our Ram Fam! https://www.applitrack.com/southeastpolk/onlineapp/ #1SEP ...

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Rain or shine, SEP celebrates! #1SEP ...

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Answer: Who is Halley (Stille) Ryherd?
Question: Name the SEP Alumni who recently won on "Jeopardy!"

Congratulations Halley! You're a great representative of Southeast Polk! #1SEP #SEPAlum We👀You!
https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/2022/06/29/jeopardy-today-host-halley-ryherd-contestant-iowa-waukee-winner/7772730001/
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Please note that District Office will be closed on Monday. Have a safe and happy 4th of July! #1SEP ...

#sepolk at a Glance

lunch
79.3% students

eat lunch daily

students
3 distinguished schools for stem and career learning

Schools receive national recognition for commitment to empowering students: Four Mile Elementary, Jr. High and High School

certificate
$9million+ costs avoided since 2001 on energy
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2017 rhythamettes won "triple crown" at nationals

First in Jazz, First in Hip Hop and Judges Choice in Hip Hop

classroom
7% increase in school population

over the last 5 years

certificate
300 certified staff with advanced degrees
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Top 25 workplace

3rd year in a row SEP was in the Top 25 workplaces in Iowa as Published by the Des Moines Register

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1961 year organized

unified community for 50+ years

graduation
2 sep seniors finalists in annual national merit scholarship
arts
'19/'20 sephs teacher, jayson gerth, state band association president
books
83% sep 4th graders were proficient in reading according to the iowa assessment reading test

State average is 73%

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29% property tax reduction

to the school district's tax rate for district property tax owners since 2014