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Minnesota Connections Academy

Minnesota Connections Academy is a coeducational public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Minnesota Connections Academy says

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is a charter school program operated in partnership with Minnesota Transitions School. A tuition-free, online public school, MTSMCA serves students who reside throughout Minnesota in grades K–12.

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Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



62% of students graduate from Minnesota Connections Academy

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP for Reading was Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Math was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Met for the year 2012.

AYP was Not Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP is a measurement defined by the United States federal No Child Left Behind Act that allows the U.S. Department of Education to determine how every public school and school district in the country is performing academically according to results on standardized tests.


Minnesota Connections Academy received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 1,241
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 82
1 28
2 58
3 67
4 70
5 85
6 107
7 129
8 133
9 161
10 112
11 115
12 94

Minnesota Connections Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Minnesota Connections Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 32 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

44% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Minnesota Connections Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 84%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2%
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