Polaris Elementary Charter Academy

  • Polaris Elementary Charter Academy serves 440 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 18% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.

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School Overview

  • Polaris Elementary Charter Academy's student population of 440 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has declined by 85% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students440 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#3032 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polaris Elementary Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
89%
17%
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Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polaris Elementary Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.200.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polaris Elementary Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCity of Chicago SD 299 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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