Polaris Expeditionary Learning School



Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 48
7 45
8 46
9 28
10 42
11 42
12 27

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School is a public elementary school located in Fort Collins, CO in the Poudre School District R-1. It enrolls 278 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 278
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.53

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Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 163
(59%)
10,347
(51%)
 Female 115
(41%)
9,954
(49%)

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(87%)
14,852
(73%)
 Hispanic 18
(6%)
3,716
(18%)
 Two or More 15
(5%)
701
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
652
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
100
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
258
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
22
(0%)

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 198
(71%)
13,956
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(23%)
5,236
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(6%)
1,109
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Polaris Expeditionary Learning School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.8%) is lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Polaris Expeditionary Learning School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 191
2008 185
2009 208
2010 232
2011 262
2012 278

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 14.7
2008 14.2
2009 14.9
2010 16.6
2011 17.5
2012 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.21989528795812
2008 0.23783783783784
2009 0.29326923076923
2010 0.26293103448276
2011 0.29770992366412
2012 0.28776978417266

Compare Polaris Expeditionary Learning School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.8%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Polaris Expeditionary Learning School
Fort Collins, CO
Public 06 - 12 278 15.9:1  
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Public KG - 05 412 16.5:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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