100 Coolidge Ave
Manchester, NH 03102
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Polaris Charter School serves 107 students in grades 1-6.
Polaris Charter School placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

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School Overview

Polaris Charter School's student population of 107 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 1-6
Total Students
107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Polaris Charter School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 455 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
6%
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Black
7%
2%
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White
71%
86%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 1-6
  • Students: 107 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 10%)

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