1905 Orchard Place
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (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 63% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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

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School Overview

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School's student population of 411 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Expeditionary Learning School is 0.24, 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
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State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 1783 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
87%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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