Colorado Connections Academy

Colorado Connections Academy is a tuition-free, K–12 online public school that students attend from home. The Connections program combines strong parental involvement in homeschooling with the expertise and accountability of public funded education. Each enrolling parent or guardian serves as a “Learning Coach” to their student, and works closely with the teacher to ensure that assignments are completed, schedules are met, and that learners are engaged and motivated. Any student in Colorado is eligible for the program.

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Fee Structure: Tuition-free for residents of Colorado
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: Yes
Accredited: Yes
Accreditation: Denver Public Schools/Colorado Department of Education

About Colorado Connections Academy

Colorado Connections Academy is authorized under state law as a contract school with the Mapleton Public Schools, and operates under the umbrella of the nation-wide Connections Academy online educational network. Since Connections Academy’s founding in 2001, it has provided an integrated form of free public school that students attend from home. Bringing together the best in print and online resources with Connections Academy proprietary instructional tools, the Colorado curriculum is designed to engage students of every level.

Colorado Connections Academy puts a particular focus on connecting its students: not just to academics, but to other students and families. Family members are encouraged to take an active role in the dynamic learning community where students interact with teachers and classmates in real-time, online classrooms. Online students have the opportunity to meet classmates face-to-face at school-sponsored clubs, activities, and field trips throughout Colorado, and engage in lively discussions and project collaborations with other students online. With a caring staff, an outstanding curriculum, and a vibrant school community, the Connections Academy is a leader in high-quality virtual learning in Colorado.

Colorado Connections Academy Accreditation

Colorado Connections Academy is accredited by the Denver Public Schools/Colorado Department of Education.

Colorado Connections Academy Programs

Students are required to take core classes in math, science, language arts, and social studies, and have the option of extensive electives, including foreign languages, digital technology, and journalism. Much like a brick and mortar high school, Colorado Connections Academy offers its students field trips and interactive clubs, Honors and Advanced Placement courses, SAT preparation courses, and personalized support for students who need extra help. Connections Academy places an emphasis on college preparatory material, and gives students the option of supplementing the high school course with college-credit classes.

Colorado Connections Academy Admissions

Enrollment at Colorado Connections Academy takes place on a yearly basis, and prospective students must be able to pass rigorous eligibility screening. Once all application materials are submitted, the enrollment process may take several weeks. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact Colorado Connections Academy directly.

Contact Person: Adam Federspill
Phone: 303-794-2302
Fax: 303-794-2179

Colorado Connections Academy Tuition Cost

Colorado Connections Academy is tuition-free for residents of Colorado.

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