150 Wildcat Avenue
Elkhart, KS 67950
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Kansas Connections Academy serves 784 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Kansas Connections Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas 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 26% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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Kansas Connections Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Kansas Connections Academy's student population of 784 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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State Accredited Program
Yes
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
Yes
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
Yes
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Kansas Connections Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Kansas Connections Academy is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#643 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
37:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
73%
64%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
14%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 784 students
  • State Accredited: Yes
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 37:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.45 (Top 50%)

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