Georgia Connections Academy



Georgia Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Georgia Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 121
2 144
3 177
4 176
5 210
6 253
7 344
8 373
9 542
10 588
11 519
12 339

Georgia Connections Academy is a public elementary school located in Duluth, GA in the State Charter Schools- Georgia Connections Academy. It enrolls 3,881 students in grades 1st through 12th. Georgia Connections Academy is the 2nd largest public school in Georgia and the 16th largest nationally. It has 36.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 3,881
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 36.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 106.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 2nd out of 1,349
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 1,335th out of 1,337
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 2nd out of 1,337

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Georgia Connections Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 2,131
(55%)
2,131
(55%)
 Male 1,750
(45%)
1,750
(45%)

Georgia Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 2,024
(52%)
2,024
(52%)
 Black 1,282
(33%)
1,282
(33%)
 Hispanic 278
(7%)
278
(7%)
 Two or More 196
(5%)
196
(5%)
 Asian 82
(2%)
82
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
8
(0%)

Georgia Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,126
(55%)
2,126
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,370
(35%)
1,370
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 385
(10%)
385
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,336 ranked schools in Georgia, Georgia Connections Academy is ranked 2nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Georgia Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) is lower than the state average of 65.3%. 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.

Georgia Connections Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 598
2012 2000
2013 2994
2014 3859
2015 3881

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 42.7
2012 41.7
2013 37.2
2014 36
2015 36.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.65217391304348
2012 0.516
2013 0.49265197060788
2014 0.47188390774812
2015 0.45220304045349

Compare Georgia Connections Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,431.7% 14.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,660.0% 36.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 65.3%
 

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Georgia Connections Academy
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Public KG - 12 3,881 36.6:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,036 17.3:1 2 miles
Duluth Adventist Christian School
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Private PK - 08 145 17:1 3 miles
Horizon Christian School
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Private PK - 01 135 2:1 3 miles
Harris Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 915 14.7:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 721 13.6:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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