Polaris High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 1.5 2.6 2.2
Reading 2.6 2.9 2.7

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards test.

Total Students Tested 26
Falls Far Below the Standard 4%
Approaches the Standard 35%
Meets the Standard 62%
Exceeds the Standard 0%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards test.

Total Students Tested 33
Falls Far Below the Standard 70%
Approaches the Standard 9%
Meets the Standard 21%
Exceeds the Standard 0%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 49.2
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index -24.2

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 37.5
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 48.4
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -10.9
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students -21.4

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index N/A
Exam Used for Index N/A

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Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.

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

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