410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Polaris Elementary School serves 334 students in grades 1-5.
Polaris Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Polaris Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Polaris Elementary School's student population of 334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 1-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Polaris Elementary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 1783 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polaris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Colorado by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polaris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Colorado by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Polaris Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
4%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polaris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polaris Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 1-5
  • Students: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in CO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 95% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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