Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys (Closed 2021)

Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys served 328 students in grades 5-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 42% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 42% (which was lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
42%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
42%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
59%
53%
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Black
37%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
KIPP Inc Charter School District
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 49% TX state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% TX state average).
How many students attend Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys?
328 students attend Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys?
Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys offer ?
Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys part of?
Kipp Polaris Academy For Boys is part of KIPP Inc Charter School District.

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