Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys



Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 83
6 85
7 76
8 52
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Kipp Inc Charter School District. It enrolls 296 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 296
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.99

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Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 296
(100%)
5,068
(50%)
 Female 0
(0%)
5,146
(50%)

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 166
(56%)
6,417
(63%)
 Black 126
(43%)
3,446
(34%)
 White 3
(1%)
74
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
56
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
182
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 246
(83%)
8,488
(83%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(9%)
954
(9%)
 Not Eligible 24
(8%)
772
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 81
2009 161
2010 235
2011 183
2012 204
2013 216
2014 228
2015 296

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 18
2009 17.5
2010 15.3
2011 16.3
2012 18.3
2013 17.7
2014 18.3
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.87654320987654
2009 0.8695652173913
2010 0.91489361702128
2011 0.87978142076503
2012 0.82352941176471
2013 0.85648148148148
2014 0.89912280701754
2015 0.91891891891892

Compare Kipp Polaris Academy for Boys to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.9%
 

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Public 05 - 08 296 16.5:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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