"It is so nice to have the option of schooling your student based on his or her needs. If students need more one-on-one time, you can give it to them."

Ms. Nelson

Elementary School Teacher


"I love teaching at INSPIRE because the curriculum is challenging and I have the opportunity for more one-on-one teaching with my students."

Mr. Burke

Middle School Teacher


"At INSPIRE, Braedon can take the classes he wants at the level he needs in order to be challenged."
— Braedon's mom

Braedon Higby

High School Student

Free Online School in Idaho

Students throughout Idaho are thriving at INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school. INSPIRE gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous Idaho state education standards.

Authorized as a charter school by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission, our mission at INSPIRE is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized online learning program featuring:

  • A challenging K-12 curriculum developed by leading education experts.
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction deemed Highly Qualified by the state of Idaho.
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff.
  • Curriculum materials and computer equipment needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment.

Idaho Online School Profile: INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy

Take an inside look at our Idaho online school and see what our teachers, students and parents have to say about their online learning experience at INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy.

Welcome to INSPIRE Connections Academy Charter School

INSPIRE is not just a fully-accredited Idaho online school. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

  • Field trips and social events that help virtual students in Idaho connect to one another, their communities, and their lessons.
  • Dozens of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
  • Dedicated and highly qualified teachers.
  • An involved community of students and their families.

Our Mission

We will help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards. Connections Academy is a high-quality, high-tech, high-touch “school without walls” that brings out the best in every student.

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