INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy online school student doing gymnastics leap
"I enjoy the flexibility of INSPIRE and the one-on-one contact with my teachers."

Kayla B.
Middle School Student

INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy online school student playing guitar
“I feel like the teachers really care about me personally at INSPIRE.”

Gregory Hamilton
INSPIRE Graduate

INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy online school student sitting by harp
“INSPIRE allows me the flexibility and time I need to achieve my goals.”

Sarah Close
High School Student

INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy online school student
“At INSPIRE, I can take the classes I want at the level I need in order to be challenged.”

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 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 learning program featuring:

INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), one of six regional accrediting organizations for higher education institutions recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED. AdvancED is an organization representing 27,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 65 countries worldwide.

Welcome to INSPIRE, the Idaho Connections Academy

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

  • Outstanding teachers focused on each student's success.
  • Volunteer service opportunities that develop leadership and community awareness.
  • Field trips that connect our families and promote healthy outdoor play.
  • A wide range of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
  • 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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Accreditation:

INSPIRE is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), an accrediting division of AdvancED.