Kansas Connections Academy

  • Kansas Connections Academy serves 784 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 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).

School Overview

  • Kansas Connections Academy's student population of 784 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students784 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Kansas Connections Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#690 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio37:114:1
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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 This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Kansas Connections Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.450.54
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Graduation Rate80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas Connections Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas Connections Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElkhart School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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