Online School Approval

Colorado Connections Academy

  • @ Mapleton, Accredited by the state of Colorado in 2002; accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (an accrediting division of AdvancED), June 2008, renewed in June 2013
  • @ Durango, Accredited by the state of Colorado in March 2016 including approval to operate in partnership with Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED.

Connections Education

advanced accreditation seal

Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education LLC, which is accredited by AdvancED, the national accreditation commission that represents twenty-seven thousand public and private schools and districts across the United States and in sixty-five countries worldwide. Connections Education was accredited by AdvancED in June 2005, and renewed in June 2015.


NCAA Approved

Many Connections Academy core high school courses are approved by the NCAA Eligibility Center. View a list of currently approved courses.