Global Communications Academy



Global Communications Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Global Communications Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 55
1 57
2 62
3 61
4 67
5 53
6 48
7 59
8 44
9 52
10 33
11 31
12 39

Global Communications Academy is a public elementary school located in Hartford, CT in the Hartford School District. It enrolls 661 students in grades 1st through 12th. Global Communications Academy is the 35th largest public school in Connecticut and the 9,900th largest nationally. It has 14.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 661
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 47.1

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Global Communications Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 348
(53%)
8,427
(49%)
 Male 313
(47%)
8,607
(51%)

Global Communications Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 425
(64%)
4,959
(29%)
 Hispanic 225
(34%)
9,069
(53%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
361
(2%)
 White 4
(1%)
1,965
(12%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
616
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Global Communications Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 561
(85%)
13,179
(77%)
 Not Eligible 100
(15%)
3,855
(23%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 665 ranked schools in Connecticut, Global Communications Academy is ranked 25th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Global Communications Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. 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.

Global Communications Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 208
2009 376
2010 373
2011 417
2012 420
2013 492
2014 621
2015 661

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 11.3
2009 16.5
2010 12.8
2011 15.7
2012 14.1
2013 14.3
2014 17.9
2015 14

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.79807692307692
2009 0.99202127659574
2010 0.99195710455764
2011 0.99280575539568
2012 0.99285714285714
2013 0.99390243902439
2014 0.90338164251208
2015 0.84871406959153

Compare Global Communications Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,199.9% 12.0:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.9%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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