Polaris Elementary School

  • Polaris Elementary School serves 334 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 95% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Polaris Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,718 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Polaris Elementary School is 0.41, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 1718 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
9%
34%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
76%
53%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polaris Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.410.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District No. 1 In The County Of Denver And State Of C School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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