Career Connections Charter High School is located in Pittsburgh, PA and is in Career Connections Chs School District. It is a charter school that serves 263 students in grades 9-12.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Career Connections Charter High School did not make AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Pennsylvania in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Career Connections Charter High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
This school is great for most students. If you are trying to get a scholarship for sports or are extremely gifted, then I'd say stick with a large public school that can accomodate those things. Other wise, this school has small classrooms, a bunch of extracurricular clubs, and is set up to help students succeed in the real world, not just theoretical text book situations.
by a Teacher
on Apr 27, 2009
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In 2011, Career Connections Charter High School had 69% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Pennsylvania had 38% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Career Connections CHS spends $16,721 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 56% on instruction, 43% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Career Connections CHS District
In 2011, Career Connections Charter High School had 10 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Pennsylvania average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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