PROFICIENCY 46% 46% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Anchorage School District

Polaris K-12 School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Anchorage School District" in Anchorage, AK. There are a total of 475 students and 27 teachers at Polaris K-12 School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 60 free lunch students and 35 reduced lunch students.

Polaris K-12 School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 46.0%, which is 46% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch60
Reduced lunch35


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment15
Taking some courses15
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses7
Passing no courses4

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Polaris K-12 School, there are a total of 15 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 15 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School30-34%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Polaris K-12 School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 68.9% 43.7% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 2.1% 6.2% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 5.2% 10.9% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.9% 11.4% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 3.3% 8.4% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 5.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 11.3% 14.2% 8.7% 3.1%

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Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Anchorage

Completed 8th grade89.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.8%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%
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