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South Carolina Connections Academy
  • Public, Online, Charter
  • COLUMBIA, SC

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade unavailable
  6. Health & Safety
    grade unavailable
  7. Administration
    grade A+
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade unavailable
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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South Carolina Connections Academy is a public, charter, online school located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 5,193 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 31 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
73%
Average SAT
1120
156 responses
Average ACT
23
112 responses
AP Enrollment
6%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 29 responses
  • N/A
    28%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Fall Festival and Spring Fling
    14%
  • Learning Coach Appreciation Week
    14%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • Pep rallies
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
5,193
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
63%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 49 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 49 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 49 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
31:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.1%
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

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