Polaris K-12 School serves 486 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Polaris K-12 School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Kindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 486 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
- Minority Enrollment: 37%
- Graduation Rate: ≥80% (Top 20% in AK)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 39% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 54% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Polaris K-12 School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Polaris K-12 School's student population of 486 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Polaris K-12 School is ranked within the top 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Polaris K-12 School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AK)
Overall Testing Rank
#164 out of 443 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Polaris K-12 School's ranking?
Polaris K-12 School is ranked #164 out of 443 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% AK state average), while 54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 44% AK state average).
What is the graduation rate of Polaris K-12 School?
The graduation rate of Polaris K-12 School is 80%, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 77%.
How many students attend Polaris K-12 School?
486 students attend Polaris K-12 School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Polaris K-12 School students are White, 14% of students are Two or more races, 12% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 4% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Polaris K-12 School?
Polaris K-12 School has a student ration of 19:1, which is higher than the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Polaris K-12 School offer ?
Polaris K-12 School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Polaris K-12 School part of?
Polaris K-12 School is part of Anchorage School District.
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