Commonwealth Connections Academy

Commonwealth 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 Pennsylvania is eligible for the program.

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Fee Structure: Tuition-free for residents of Pennsylvania
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: Yes
Accredited: Yes
Accreditation: Pennsylvania Department of Education

About Commonwealth Connections Academy

Commonwealth Connections Academy is not just a fully-accredited online school. It is also a school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience, with an after hours program to provide support for students with questions about homework or in need of real-time help from experienced teachers. Commonwealth Connections Academy’s online course features Fast ForWord®, a neuroscience-based program that uses highly interactive, animated activities to develop accelerated reading comprehension and learning skills.

Students take part in a lively community of their peers, with access to clubs, field trips, and activities that foster social development and academic growth. On-site teaching centers are available in the Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Lehighton, and Pittsburgh areas.

Whether college-bound or career-oriented, Commonwealth makes sure students are ready for what lies beyond graduation by providing access to a full-time certified school counselor who helps students create four-year academic plans, and guides them as they consider college and career opportunities.

Commonwealth Connections Academy Accreditation

Commonwealth Connections Academy is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Commonwealth 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. Commonwealth Connections Academy places an emphasis on college preparatory material, and offers Honors and Advanced Placement courses, as well as SAT preparation classes.

Commonwealth Connections Academy Admissions

Enrollment at Commonwealth Connections Academy takes place on a yearly basis. Once all application materials are submitted, the enrollment process may take several weeks. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact Commonwealth directly.

Contact Person: Maurice Flurie, Ed.D
Toll-free Number: 800-481-6227
Phone: 717-651-7200
Fax: 717-651-0670
Email: mflurie@connectionsacademy.com
Website: www.connectionsacademy.com/pennsylvania-school/free-online-public-school.aspx

Commonwealth Connections Academy Tuition Cost

Commonwealth Connections Academy is tuition-free for residents of Pennsylvania.

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