Polaris Charter School

  • Polaris Charter School serves 111 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 14%.

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

School Overview

  • Polaris Charter School's student population of 111 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students111 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polaris Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polaris Charter School is 0.45, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NH)
Overall School Rank#123 out of 457 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
59%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Polaris Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Polaris Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
6%
2%
White
73%
86%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Polaris Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Polaris Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Hampshire by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polaris Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NH.
Diversity Score0.45n/a
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
23%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolaris Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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