Polaris K-12 School



Polaris K-12 School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polaris K-12 School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 30
1 33
2 36
3 35
4 39
5 40
6 46
7 42
8 47
9 43
10 37
11 25
12 27

Polaris K-12 School is a public high school of the Anchorage School District located in Anchorage, AK. It has 480 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Polaris K-12 School is the 28th largest public high school in Alaska and the 10,974th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 480
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.02

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Polaris K-12 School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 249
(52%)
10,223
(52%)
 Female 231
(48%)
9,615
(48%)

Polaris K-12 School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(69%)
9,525
(48%)
 Two or More 57
(12%)
2,314
(12%)
 Hispanic 43
(9%)
2,058
(10%)
 Asian 23
(5%)
2,163
(11%)
 American Indian 19
(4%)
1,711
(9%)
 Black 7
(1%)
1,231
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
836
(4%)

Polaris K-12 School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 401
(84%)
13,747
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 65
(14%)
5,232
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(3%)
859
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Polaris K-12 School is ranked 101st out of 0 ranked schools in Alaska, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polaris K-12 School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 46.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Polaris K-12 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 452
2006 478
2007 426
2008 479
2009 473
2010 479
2011 475
2012 480

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.9
2007 16.9
2008 18.9
2009 19.3
2010 18.1
2011 17.6
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10398230088496
2006 0.066945606694561
2007 0.082159624413146
2008 0.093945720250522
2009 0.097251585623679
2010 0.12734864300626
2011 0.16210526315789
2012 0.16458333333333

Compare Polaris K-12 School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
1,714.5% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 46.9%
 

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Polaris K-12 School
Anchorage, AK
Public KG - 12 480 17.1:1  
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Public PK - 12 409 7.9:1 3 miles
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Public 07 - 08 790 16.8:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 12 519 44:1 3 miles
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