Kansas Connections Academy



Kansas Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kansas Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 20
1 24
2 15
3 25
4 22
5 31
6 38
7 48
8 61
9 76
10 97
11 88
12 54
UG 2

Kansas Connections Academy is a public elementary school located in Elkhart, KS in the Elkhart School District. It enrolls 601 students in grades 1st through 12th. Kansas Connections Academy is the 42nd largest public school in Kansas and the 13,602nd largest nationally. It has 35.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 601
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 35.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,602nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 42nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 703rd out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 480th out of 706

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Kansas Connections Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 335
(56%)
486
(52%)
 Male 266
(44%)
447
(48%)

Kansas Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 450
(75%)
690
(74%)
 Hispanic 64
(11%)
139
(15%)
 Two or More 38
(6%)
40
(4%)
 Black 25
(4%)
27
(3%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
17
(2%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
16
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
4
(0%)

Kansas Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 296
(49%)
450
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 220
(37%)
350
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(14%)
133
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Kansas Connections Academy is ranked 111th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kansas Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.7%. 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.

Kansas Connections Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 288
2011 462
2012 515
2013 661
2014 519
2015 601

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 32
2011 31.4
2012 32.4
2013 41.6
2014 38.2
2015 35.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.59722222222222
2011 0.56277056277056
2012 0.54757281553398
2013 0.54765506807867
2014 0.48747591522158
2015 0.50748752079867

Compare Kansas Connections Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
3,510.0% 35.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.7%
 
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Kansas Connections Academy
Elkhart, KS
Public KG - 12 601 35.1:1  
Elkhart Middle School
Elkhart, KS
Public 05 - 08 144 11.6:1 1 miles
Elkhart Elementary
Elkhart, KS
Public PK - 04 188 11.9:1 1 miles
Rolla Elementary (prek-5)
Rolla, KS
Public PK - 05 80 9.6:1 17 miles
Rolla Jh/Hs (6-12)
Rolla, KS
Public 06 - 12 96 8.3:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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