1800 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92804
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Polaris High (Alternative) serves 132 students in grades 7-12.
Polaris High (Alternative) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-49% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Polaris High (Alternative) ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Polaris High (Alternative)'s student population of 132 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 50% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
132 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

Polaris High (Alternative) is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Polaris High (Alternative) is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7114 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-49%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
33:1
23:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
67%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
13%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 132 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 33:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 87%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 50-59% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-49% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53 (Top 50%)

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