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South Carolina Connections Academy

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

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
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Climate
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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

South Carolina Connections Academy says

Serving students in grades K-12, SSCA is South Carolina’s first virtual charter school and is authorized by the new South Carolina Public Charter School District.

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Curriculum

Provides individualized instruction via online learning for students who seek an alternative to the traditional classroom.

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Finance

Finance

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.

Academics

Academics

37% of students graduate from South Carolina Connections Academy

Test Scores

22 Average score for the ACT Composite

Adequate Yearly Progress

AYP was Not Met Overall for the year 2012.

AYP for Graduation was Not Met for the year 2012.

AYP for Attendance was Not Met 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.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 2,794
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 116
1 110
2 119
3 118
4 171
5 204
6 247
7 280
8 319
9 394
10 298
11 250
12 168

South Carolina 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 South Carolina Connections Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 50 : 1
Gender 48% Male / 52% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

49% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at South Carolina Connections Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 78%
Multi-racial 4%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
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