Kipp Polaris For Boys

9636 Mesa Dr
Houston, TX 77078
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 333 students in grades 5-8, Kipp Polaris For Boys ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Kipp Polaris For Boys ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

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School Overview

Kipp Polaris For Boys's student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
333 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Kipp Polaris For Boys ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Kipp Polaris For Boys is 0.45, 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.
This School
State Level (TX)
#6748 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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14%
37%
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27%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
5%
Hispanic
68%
53%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
n/a
26%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Kipp Polaris For Boys's ranking?
Kipp Polaris For Boys is ranked #6748 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Kipp Polaris For Boys?
333 students attend Kipp Polaris For Boys.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Kipp Polaris For Boys students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Kipp Polaris For Boys?
Kipp Polaris For Boys has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Kipp Polaris For Boys offer ?
Kipp Polaris For Boys offers enrollment in grades 5-8
What school district is Kipp Polaris For Boys part of?
Kipp Polaris For Boys is part of KIPP Texas Public Schools School District.
In what neighborhood is Kipp Polaris For Boys located?
Kipp Polaris For Boys is located in the East Houston neighborhood of Houston, TX. There are 7 other public schools located in East Houston.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 333 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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