Georgia Connections Academy

Georgia Connections Academy serves 3,885 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Georgia Connections Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Georgia Connections Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Georgia Connections Academy's student population of 3,885 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students3,885 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

Georgia Connections Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Georgia Connections Academy is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1015 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
35%
37%
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White
50%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.69
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Graduation Rate
45%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameState Charter Schools- Georgia Connections Academy School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Georgia Connections Academy is Peachtree Ridge High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northbrook Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parsons Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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