Teams created January 25, 2008
Pleasant Hill, IA, US hs Team
Quick Facts 2009-10 Certified Enrollment 5,988.61 SEP Fast Fact Southeast Polk's mascot is the RAM, which is an acronym taken from Runnells, Altoona and Mitchellville - the three original communities with high schools that consolidated to make the Southeast Polk school district in 1961. Often called a suburban school district in a rural setting, Southeast Polk features a 250-acre campus four miles east of Des Moines on Hwy. 163. Southeast Polk, located on the east edge of Des Moines, is at Iowa?s recreation center. The popular theme park, Adventureland, and the state?s only horse racing facility, Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino, are located in the district. A myriad of athletic and cultural opportunities are close by in Des Moines, and 11 colleges and universities are located within 35 miles of the district. Over the past five years, the district has averaged 219.6 new students per year, making Southeast Polk the 13th largest school district in the state of Iowa. The central campus - consisting of the senior high, new junior high, sixth grade building, district office and bus maintenence facility - is located in the geographic center of the district, with eight elementary schools located around the perimeter of the district. Southeast Polk Wrestling General Mission Statement Our coaching staff wants to develop our wrestlers to their fullest potential. As a student, athlete, citizen or jobholder, we want our athletes to leave the program empowered with the skills to make them successful in all walks of life. We want to develop goal setters who realize success knows no shortcuts. We believe that hard work is the secret to our success. We want our athletes to experience success while having fun and exhibiting good sportsmanship.