Polaris Expeditionary Learning School

1905 Orchard Place
Fort Collins, CO 80521
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 389 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Polaris Expeditionary Learning School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in CO)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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 389 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
389 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
#270 out of 1734 schools
(Top 20%)
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40-44%
33%
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65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
85%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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≥90%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Polaris Expeditionary Learning School's ranking?
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is ranked #270 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School?
The graduation rate of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is 90%, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Polaris Expeditionary Learning School?
389 students attend Polaris Expeditionary Learning School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School?
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School has a student ration of 15:1, which is equal to the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Polaris Expeditionary Learning School offer ?
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Polaris Expeditionary Learning School part of?
Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is part of Poudre School District R-1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 389 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 40-44% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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