John J. Allison Polaris Center is located in East Hartford, CT and is one of 20 schools in Capitol Region Education Coun School District. It is a alt. school that serves 47 students in grades 7-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See John J. Allison Polaris Center's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, John J. Allison Polaris Center had 81% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Connecticut had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Capitol Region Education Coun District Spending
The Capitol Region Education Coun spends $6,663 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 96% on instruction, 0% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Capitol Region Education Coun District
In 2011, John J. Allison Polaris Center had 2 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Connecticut average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.