5912 Breckenridge Pkwy
Tampa, FL 33610
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Florida Connections Academy serves 3,996 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Florida Connections Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 44:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 3,996 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Florida Connections Academy's student population of 3,996 students has grown by 178% over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 164% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
3,996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Florida Connections Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Florida Connections Academy is 0.69, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1999 out of 3628 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
59%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
56%
Student : Teacher Ratio
44:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
28%
35%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
46%
36%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 3,996 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 44:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 61% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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