Nevada Connections Academy



Nevada Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nevada Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 113
2 120
3 148
4 139
5 172
6 170
7 271
8 284
9 410
10 364
11 299
12 265

Nevada Connections Academy is a public elementary school located in Reno, NV in the State-Sponsored Charter Schools. It enrolls 2,851 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nevada Connections Academy is the 2nd largest public school in Nevada and the 31st largest nationally. It has 43.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 2,851
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 43.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.45

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Nevada Connections Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,533
(54%)
12,254
(50%)
 Male 1,318
(46%)
12,127
(50%)

Nevada Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,560
(55%)
12,494
(51%)
 Hispanic 605
(21%)
5,768
(24%)
 Black 290
(10%)
2,233
(9%)
 Two or More 238
(8%)
1,790
(7%)
 Asian 98
(3%)
1,532
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 38
(1%)
394
(2%)
 American Indian 22
(1%)
170
(1%)

Nevada Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,587
(56%)
19,669
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 953
(33%)
3,567
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 311
(11%)
1,145
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 381 ranked schools in Nevada, Nevada Connections Academy is ranked 1st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nevada Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.3%) is lower than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

Nevada Connections Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 0
2008 927
2009 1348
2010 1571
2011 1719
2012 1607
2013 1987
2014 2624
2015 2851

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 37.7
2009 44.3
2010 33.6
2011 39.7
2012 36.4
2013 45.9
2014 50.5
2015 43.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009 0.37017804154303
2010 0.28644175684278
2011 0.40197789412449
2012 0.3758556316117
2013 0.39255158530448
2014 0.4344512195122
2015 0.44335320940021

Compare Nevada Connections Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,930.8% 19.3:1
 
4,360.0% 43.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 

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

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