9636 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys serves 356 students in grades 5-8.
Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

School Overview

Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys's student population of 356 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
356 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4646 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
51%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
66%
53%
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Black
33%
13%
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White
n/a
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 356 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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