Nevada Connections Academy



Nevada Connections Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nevada Connections Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 85
1 61
2 75
3 65
4 69
5 84
6 138
7 189
8 230
9 233
10 183
11 97
12 98

Nevada Connections Academy is a public high school of the State-Sponsored Charter Schools located in Sparks, NV. It has 1,607 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Nevada Connections Academy is the 43rd largest public high school in Nevada and the 2,808th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 36.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 36.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.1

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Nevada Connections Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 804
(50%)
4,919
(49%)
 Female 803
(50%)
5,088
(51%)

Nevada Connections Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,020
(63%)
6,022
(60%)
 Hispanic 287
(18%)
1,587
(16%)
 Two or More 115
(7%)
241
(2%)
 Black 110
(7%)
1,125
(11%)
 Asian 37
(2%)
668
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 26
(2%)
217
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
147
(1%)

Nevada Connections Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,003
(62%)
6,535
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(26%)
2,365
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 181
(11%)
1,107
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nevada Connections Academy is ranked 41st out of 0 ranked schools in Nevada, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nevada Connections Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 42.5%. 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

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

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

Compare Nevada Connections Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,176.8% 21.8:1
 
3,640.0% 36.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.6%
 
State Average 42.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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