807 Third St
Anita, IA 50020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Iowa Connections Academy High School serves 420 students in grades 9-12.
Iowa Connections Academy High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 26% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 42:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50% in IA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Iowa Connections Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Iowa Connections Academy High School's student population of 420 students has grown by 43% over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 42% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

Iowa Connections Academy High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Iowa Connections Academy High School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#594 out of 1227 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
42:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
84%
74%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.29
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 42:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-74% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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