Polaris High School



Polaris High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polaris High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 16
10 25
11 30
12 65

Polaris High School is a public high school of the Paradise Valley Unified School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 136 students in grades 9th through 12th. Polaris High School is the 341st largest public high school in Arizona and the 18,982nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 136
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 9

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Polaris High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 90
(66%)
7,492
(51%)
 Female 46
(34%)
7,063
(49%)

Polaris High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 71
(52%)
3,750
(26%)
 White 54
(40%)
9,212
(63%)
 Black 8
(6%)
436
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
168
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
499
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
464
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Polaris High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 74
(54%)
3,350
(23%)
 Not Eligible 54
(40%)
10,663
(73%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(6%)
542
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Polaris High School is ranked 283rd out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polaris High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.3%) is higher than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 170
2006 218
2007 178
2008 152
2009 146
2010 121
2011 136
2012 136

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 24.3
2006 21.8
2007 29.7
2008 15.2
2009 18.2
2010 12.7
2011 17
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17647058823529
2006 0.32110091743119
2007 0.28651685393258
2008 0.45394736842105
2009 0.0068493150684932
2010 0.34710743801653
2011 0.56617647058824
2012 0.60294117647059

Compare Polaris High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 60.3%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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