Connections

  • Connections serves 737 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 49% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Connections's student population of 737 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students737 students
This chart display total students of Connections by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Connections
Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Connections by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Connections and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connections and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ration/a17:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Connections and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
3%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Connections and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Connections and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Connections and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Connections and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
83%
47%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Connections and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Connections and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Connections.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.300.71
This chart display the diversity score of Connections and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate65-69%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Connections and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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  • Soldotna Skyview Middle School
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