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"I love KCA because I can spend more time with my family and also because my teacher is really nice."

James Bell

Elementary School Student

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"I chose Kansas Connections Academy for my children because of the flexibility for my children’s health care needs, the caring teachers, and the impressive curriculum."

Shandell Timken

KCA Parent

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"The flexibility, planner, and recorded LiveLesson® sessions help me the most since I’m not always able to meet live."

Hunter Schuknecht

High School Student

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"I love teaching at KCA because I feel that I can have a more personal relationship with not just the student but also with the family as a whole."

Ms. Wright

Elementary School Teacher

Free Online Public School in Kansas

Students throughout Kansas are thriving at Kansas Connections Academy (KCA), a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K–12. KCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.

Operated in partnership with the Elkhart Unified School District 218, KCA online school offers:

  • A challenging, K–12 curriculum developed by leading education experts
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction and recognized as highly qualified under the No Child Left Behind Act
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff
  • Curriculum materials needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment


Experience Online School at Kansas Connections Academy

Parents, students, and, teachers at our Kansas Online School provide insight into the accessibility and flexibility of our free online school program. Kansas Connections Academy offers a challenging and enriching learning community in which students can flourish scholastically and socially.

Welcome to Kansas Connections Academy

KCA is not just an online school in Kansas. 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 give online students and families the opportunity to meet, make friends, and learn
  • 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

Through highly effective interactions among teachers, students, and Learning Coaches, KCA creates an educational program with high expectations for student achievement that can be tailored to meet the unique needs of families as they seek to maximize their student’s education.

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