Polaris Charter School

100 Coolidge Ave
Manchester, NH 03102
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 118 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Polaris Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 17% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 118 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50% in NH
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Polaris Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Polaris Charter School's student population of 118 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
118 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 457 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polaris Charter School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NH)
#285 out of 457 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-39%
40%
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45-49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polaris Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-59%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Polaris Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
7%
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Black
4%
2%
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White
59%
83%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
13%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Polaris Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
18%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polaris Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polaris Charter School's ranking?
Polaris Charter School is ranked #285 out of 457 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Hampshire.
What schools are Polaris Charter School often compared to?
Polaris Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mill Falls Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% NH state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% NH state average).
How many students attend Polaris Charter School?
118 students attend Polaris Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Polaris Charter School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 13% of students are Two or more races, 11% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polaris Charter School?
Polaris Charter School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 11:1.
What grades does Polaris Charter School offer ?
Polaris Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Polaris Charter School part of?
Polaris Charter School is part of Polaris Charter School District.
In what neighborhood is Polaris Charter School located?
Polaris Charter School is located in the Rimmon Heights neighborhood of Manchester, NH. There are 1 other public schools located in Rimmon Heights.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 118 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NH Dept. of Education

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