Colorado Connections Academy

8 Inverness Dr 240, Englewood, CO 80112 | (800) 382-6010
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,060
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School Description

Colorado Connections Academy (ColoCA), formerly Denver Connections Academy, provides a new form of public school that students can attend from home*.

This unique program combines:

·         the expertise and accountability of publicly funded education,

·         strong parental involvement,

·         and the flexibility of online classes.

Tuition-free Public School for Grades K–12

The Colorado Connections Academy full-time program is a partnership with Denver Public Schools that has been in operation since the Fall of 2002. ColoCA serves students from anywhere in Colorado in grades K–12.

There is no tuition for students to attend Colorado Connections Academy. Students are considered to be enrolled in a public school.

Materials Provided by the School

·         Colorado-certified teachers,

·         textbooks and other curriculum materials,

·         online resources, such as movies and encyclopedias,

·         and a loaned computer, printer, and subsidy for Internet service for students in grades 1–12.

Connections Academy is accredited by The Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA), and the Colorado Connections Academy school is also accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,060
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 42.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 522 (49.2%)
  • Females: 538 (50.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 124 (11.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 312 (29.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 436 (41.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Colorado Connections Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian131.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Colorado Connections Academy
  Number Percent
1st Grade545.1%
2nd Grade555.2%
3rd Grade676.3%
4th Grade767.2%
5th Grade767.2%
6th Grade969.1%
7th Grade12611.9%
8th Grade12211.5%
9th Grade18817.7%
10th Grade959.0%
11th Grade282.6%
12th Grade181.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 75%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:-
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 9 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,000
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Colorado Connections Academy Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience--
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,58375%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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