Kansas Connections Academy



Kansas Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kansas Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 17
1 20
2 22
3 20
4 40
5 40
6 36
7 59
8 45
9 76
10 51
11 47
12 35
UG 7

Kansas Connections Academy is a public elementary school located in Elkhart, KS in the Elkhart School District. It enrolls 515 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kansas Connections Academy is the 91st largest public school in Kansas and the 20,170th largest nationally. It has 32.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 515
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 32.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,170th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 91st out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 689th out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 499th out of 692

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Kansas Connections Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 290
(56%)
468
(54%)
 Male 225
(44%)
396
(46%)

Kansas Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 404
(78%)
666
(77%)
 Hispanic 45
(9%)
109
(13%)
 Two or More 41
(8%)
46
(5%)
 Black 12
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
14
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
15
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kansas Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 233
(45%)
372
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 198
(38%)
370
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 84
(16%)
122
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Kansas Connections Academy is ranked 130th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kansas Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Kansas Connections Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 288
2011 462
2012 515

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 32
2011 31.4
2012 32.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.59722222222222
2011 0.56277056277056
2012 0.54757281553398

Compare Kansas Connections Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
3,240.0% 32.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 54.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kansas Connections Academy
Elkhart, KS
Public KG - 12 515 32.4:1  
Elkhart Middle School
Elkhart, KS
Public 05 - 08 141 10:1 1 miles
Elkhart Elementary
Elkhart, KS
Public PK - 04 208 12.3:1 1 miles
Rolla Elementary (prek-5)
Rolla, KS
Public PK - 05 77 10.8:1 17 miles
Rolla Jh/Hs (6-12)
Rolla, KS
Public 06 - 12 117 9.4:1 17 miles
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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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