Polaris K-12 School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#2,009
College Readiness Index
17.9
Math Proficiency
3.4
Reading Proficiency
3.6
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • KG–12 Grades
  • 479 Students
  • 26 Teachers

Polaris K-12 School
6200 ASHWOOD ST
ANCHORAGE, AK 99507

Phone: (907) 742-8700

District: Anchorage School District

Overview

Polaris K-12 School is ranked 8th within Alaska. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Polaris K-12 School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 24 percent. Polaris K-12 School is 1 of 20 high schools in the Anchorage School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#2009
State Rank
#8
Magnet Rank
#262

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 479
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 24%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 13%
Full-Time Teachers 26

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 97%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 17.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served KG – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 20
Total Students 15,803
Proficient in Reading (district average) 74%
Proficient in Math (district average) 56%
College Readiness (district average) 20.2

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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