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Transportation options None

Programs

Classes

1
Visual Arts
including: Photography
2
Music
including: Theory
7
Languages
including: Japanese
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 - Mandarin
French
German
Japanese
Latin
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Business
Foreign languages
Humanities
Mathematics
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Technology
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Standards-based
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Virtual school

Support

0
Facilities
Extra learning resources Career/college counseling
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 Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
Vocational or skills-based training Computer programming
Pre-law
Facilities None

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 78% 53%
Black 13% 36%
Hispanic 5% 7%
Two or more races 4% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 52% 49%
Male 48% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 57%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Soccer
4
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
9
Clubs
including: Debate
Girls sports Basketball
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Volleyball
Clubs Art club
Chess club
Cooking club
Debate
Drama club
Math club
Robotics club
Science club
Student newspaper
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Tutor

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

10
Staff
including: Math specialist
Staff Art teacher
College counselor
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Robotics / Technology specialist
Special education coordinator

Neighborhood

Transportation options None

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.connectionsacademy.com/south-carolina-virtual-school/enrollment/home.aspx
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012