Global Communications Academy

85 Edwards Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Global Communications Academy serves 629 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Global Communications Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

Global Communications Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Global Communications Academy's student population of 629 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students629 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Global Communications Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Global Communications Academy is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#909 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
Hispanic
37%
25%
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Black
61%
13%
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White
n/a
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.64
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Graduation Rate
≥80%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (08-09)
8%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHartford School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Global Communications Academy is Pathways Academy Of Technology And Design (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Breakthrough Magnet School North (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Hartford Breakthrough Magnet School North Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 290 students
    0.0 miles
    395 Lyme Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-6380
    0 PK-8 290
  • Hartford Wish Museum School Math: 3% | Reading: 5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 395 students
    0.4 miles
    350 Barbour Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-5600
    0.4 PK-8 395
  • Hartford Simpson-waverly School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 251 students
    0.6 miles
    55 Waverly Street
    Hartford, CT 06112
    (860) 695-5160
    0.6 PK-8 251
  • East Hartford Pathways Academy Of Technology And Design Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 432 students
    0.9 miles
    2 Pent Road
    East Hartford, CT 06118
    (860) 695-9450
    0.9 9-12 432
  • Hartford Sand School Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 358 students
    1.3 miles
    1750 Main Street
    Hartford, CT 06120
    (860) 695-5040
    1.3 K-8 358

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