Arizona Connections Academy



Arizona Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Arizona Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 70
1 64
2 91
3 85
4 92
5 139
6 137
7 170
8 166
9 175
10 150
11 117
12 104

Arizona Connections Academy is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Arizona Connections Academy Charter School Inc.. It enrolls 1,560 students in grades 1st through 12th. Arizona Connections Academy is the 3rd largest public school in Arizona and the 128th largest nationally.

Total Students: 1,560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Arizona Connections Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 795
(51%)
795
(51%)
 Male 765
(49%)
765
(49%)

Arizona Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,009
(65%)
1,009
(65%)
 Hispanic 338
(22%)
338
(22%)
 Two or More 92
(6%)
92
(6%)
 Black 64
(4%)
64
(4%)
 American Indian 42
(3%)
42
(3%)
 Asian 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Arizona Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 794
(51%)
794
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 580
(37%)
580
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 186
(12%)
186
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Arizona Connections Academy is ranked 54th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Arizona Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Arizona Connections Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 255
2006 431
2007 522
2008 807
2009 974
2010 1338
2011 1485
2012 1560

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007 0.51340996168582
2008 0.5092936802974
2009 0.49486652977413
2010 0.46636771300448
2011 0.48956228956229
2012 0.49102564102564

Compare Arizona Connections Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.1%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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