Polaris Facts & Figures


  • Polaris opened in 1975
  • Building Size – 225,000 square feet
  • Acreage – 47 acres
  • Polaris high school programs serve 11th and 12th graders from Berea-Midpark, Brooklyn, Fairview, North Olmsted, Olmsted Falls, Strongsville High School and Middleburg Heights Junior High.  Polaris Adult Education students come from all over Greater Cleveland.

High School Facts

  • 2014-2015 enrollment – 954
  • 2014-2015 off-campus/satellite program enrollment – 831
  • Number of career-technical programs – 18
  • Number of programs that currently provide students access to college credit – 16
  • Post-secondary education participation – 64%
  • Select higher education partners – Cuyahoga Community College, Hocking College, Johnson & Wales University, Kent State University, Lorain County Community College, University of Cincinnati
  • New Programs for 2014/2015 – Computer Networking Technology (@ North Olmsted High School)

Adult Education Facts

  • Number of adult registrations – Approximately 8,200
  • New Programs of Interest for 2013/2014 – Introduction to Residential Construction & Maintenance Series, Basic Automotive Technology Series, Business Management & Leadership Series, Web Design Series, Graphic Design Series and Accounting/Payroll/Certified Bookkeeper
  • Adult Education registration is available 24-7 via www.polaris.edu
  • Did you know?  Polaris provides customized training services for local businesses.
  • Select list of Polaris Adult Education clients (past & present) – Advanced Manufacturing Corp., ArcelorMittal Steel, Darice, Empire Die Casting, General Motors, Hitachi Medical Systems, Interlake Steamship Co., Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, Ohio Turnpike Commission, QSR – Quality Synthetic Rubber, Salvation Army, ScottCare, Southwest General Health Center, Swiger Coil and Univar.