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B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    NG
  6. Health & Safety
    NG
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    NG
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
335 E Germann Rd.
Gilbert, AZ 85297
Telephone
(480) 782-5842

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Application Deadline
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Interview Required
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From Arizona Connections Academy

Arizona Connections Academy is a tuition-free, high-quality online public school serving K-12 students in Arizona. The school, accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), provides students the flexibility to learn from anywhere with an innovative curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. The combination of state-credentialed teachers, a proven curriculum, diverse electives, and community experiences creates a supportive and successful learning opportunity.

Arizona Connections Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
42%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
37%
Average SAT
1110
14 responses
Average ACT
26
14 responses
AP Enrollment
2%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
NG
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,892
Free or Reduced Lunch
45%
30%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
35:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$98,573
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.10 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.10 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.10 responses

Arizona Connections Academy Reviews

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I like Arizona Connections Academy because it allows me to learn and do other things I love, in this case, tennis! Even though its an virtual school, they still offer plenty of teacher support, clubs and activities, help with college readiness, and give you opportunities to communicate with other students.
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I loved that ACA allowed me to complete my course work at my own pace. I was always able to work ahead and teachers were always understanding when I was falling behind. The instructors were very helpful and readily available for any questions I had. Text books and class materials were sent to my door before each school year, free of charge. This online school is incredible. The only thing I wished they had were more options when it came to class electives. However, after I graduated, I saw that they now offer more classes than ever!
I have really enjoyed attending Arizona Connections Academy. The courses are challenging, the teachers are available, and the schedule is flexible. The resources available to me are clear and unlimited. My counselor has helped me an endless number of times with various college application/readiness questions. The choice to take my education online was one of my best!