MTS Minnesota Connections Academy

MTS Minnesota 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 Minnesota is eligible for the program.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Review

Fee Structure: Tuition-free for residents of Minnesota
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: Yes
Year Founded: 2005
Accredited: Yes
Accreditation: Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA)

About MTS Minnesota Connections Academy

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy 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. With a caring staff, an outstanding curriculum, and a vibrant school community, MTS Minnesota Connections is a leader in high-quality online learning in Minnesota.

MTS Minnesota Connections 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 Minnesota, and engage in lively discussions and project collaborations with other students online. Teachers are always available to provide support through telephone sessions and individualized online sessions.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Accreditation

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Programs

MTS Minnesota Connections 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, Connections Academy offers its students field trips and interactive clubs, Honors and AP courses, SAT preparation courses, and personalized support for students who need extra help.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Admissions

Enrollment at MTS Minnesota Connections takes place on a yearly basis, and prospective students must be able to pass rigorous eligibility screening. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact MTS Minnesota Connections directly.

Contact Person: Melissa Nelson
Toll-free Number: 800-382-6010
Phone: 651-523-0888 Ext. 308
Fax: 651-726-2917
Email: mnelson@connectionsacademy.com
Website: www.connectionsacademy.com/minnesota-school/home.aspx

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Tuition Cost

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is tuition-free for residents of Minnesota.

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