Colorado Online School Reviews and Results

Colorado Connections Academy meets rigorous state, regional, and national standards for academic excellence.

Our accreditations and proven measures of success include:


  • Colorado Connections Academy's current Principal, Chaille Hymes was awarded the first Online Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Colorado Department of Education in 2008.
  • Colorado Connections Academy teacher, Peggy Barnholt, was named Online Teacher of the Year by the Colorado Department of Education in 2010.
  • Colorado Connections Academy teacher, Justin Siddall, won the Outstanding Online Teacher Recognition award from the Colorado Department of Education in 2012.

Parents Give Stellar Colorado Connections Academy Reviews

Each year, we survey Colorado Connections Academy parents to get their feedback on our program and help identify what we’re doing well and how we can improve. In our Colorado online school reviews, parents evaluate the school on a number of criteria including student progress, teacher support, and quality of the curriculum. Here's what parents had to say about the program.

Colorado Connections Academy
2013 Parent Satisfaction Survey Results

of parents agree
that the curriculum
is high quality.

of parents
agree their 
children are satisfied with the program.

of parents are
satisfied with
teachers' helpfulness.

of parents
are satisfied
with the variety of learning activities.

of parents

Connections Academy to other families.

of parents
agree that our technology
tools improve their child's learning experience.

Based on a survey of Connections Academy families conducted in February 2013
by Leo J. Shapiro and Associates.