Polaris Facts & Figures

General

  • 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

  • 2013-2014 enrollment – 968
  • 2013-2014 off-campus/satellite program enrollment – 763
  • Number of career-technical programs - 18
  • Number of programs that currently provide students access to college credit – 16
  • Post-secondary education participation – 70%
  • 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 2013/2014 - Business Professional & Office Technology, Biomedical Sciences (@ North Olmsted High School), Computer Networking Technology (@Olmsted Falls High School) and Teaching Professions (@ Olmsted Falls High School)

Adult Education Facts

  • Number of adult registrations – Approximately 9,400
  • 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.