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School leader Ms Melissa Brown
District In Connections Academy Virtual Pilot
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Theory
5
Languages
including: German
Music Instrumental and theory music lessons
Theory
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Media arts Video and film production
Visual arts Photography
World languages taught American Sign Language (ASL)
Chinese - Cantonese
French
German
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Foreign languages
Humanities
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Teacher-run
Virtual school
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Early childhood program offered No

Support

2
Facilities
including: None
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Pre-law
Vocational or skills-based training (misc.) Accounting
Facilities None
Library

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 83% 72%
Hispanic 6% 10%
Black 5% 12%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
English learners 1% 5%
Special education 12% 14%
Female 54% 49%
Male 46% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 50% 46%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
9
Clubs
including: Drama club
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Book / reading club
Chess club
Debate
Drama club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Clubs (misc.) Sports Club
  First-Generation Club
  Leadership and Global Awarenes
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Learning Coach
Dress code None
Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Tutor
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Academic award EDDIE Award—Curriculum Excellence
Year received 2014
Academic award BESSIE Award—Best Science Website
Year received 2014
Academic award Software Information Industry Association CODiE Award
Year received 2014

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Tutor
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Instructional aide / coach
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator
Speech and language therapist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.connectionsacademy.com
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling

Sources

Student diversity IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Students by group IN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013