National Connections Academy

National Connections Academy is an private, online K–12 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. National Connections is based in Maryland, but high school students nationwide are eligible for the program.

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Fee Structure: By the year
Tuition Cost: $6,029/year, $3,140/semester
Student Type: Only teens
Program Type: Semester-based
Offers Diploma: Yes
Accredited: Yes
Accreditation: Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA), Middle States Association (MSA)

About National Connections Academy

National 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, National Connections is a leader in high-quality online education across the nation.

National 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. Teachers are always available to provide support through telephone sessions and individualized online sessions.

National Connections Academy Accreditation

National Connections Academy is accredited by the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA) and the Middle States Association (MSA).

National Connections Academy Programs

National 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.

National Connections Academy Admissions

Prospective students may apply for admission to National Connections Academy online. For more information on the school’s admission requirements, contact the school directly.

Contact Person: Dr. Steven Guttentag
Toll-free Number: 866-682-7284
Phone: 443-529-1200

National Connections Academy Tuition Cost

National Connections Academy charges tuition by the year. A full year high school program is $6,029, and a semester program is $3,140. Payment plans and pre-pay discounts are available.

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