“What I like most about Connections Academy is the flexible schedule. It allows me to complete my schoolwork when I’m able, so that I can spend the morning studying World War II and spend the afternoon practicing the Bartók Viola Concerto.”
High School Student
“My MTSMCA teachers always seem happy to work with me one-on-one and are always encouraging me.”
High School Student
“MTSMCA is a school program that conforms to your needs, challenges you, pushes and motivates you.”
“I love MTSMCA because you can do activities like science experiments and go at your own pace.”
Elementary School Student
Free Online School in Minnesota
Students throughout Minnesota are thriving at MTS Minnesota Connections Academy (MTSMCA), a tuition-free online public school. MTSMCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. The mission of MTSMCA is to help each student maximize his or her potential and to meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized online learning program by:
MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is a charter school program operated in partnership with Minnesota Transitions School. MTSMCA serves students who reside throughout Minnesota in grades K–12.
MTSMCA is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 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.
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Welcome to MTS Minnesota Connections Academy
MTSMCA is not just a fully-accredited Minnesota virtual school. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:
- Volunteer opportunities that connect students to one another and their communities.
- Field trips that give students and families the opportunity to learn together and make new friends.
- A wide range of Clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
- An involved community of students and their families.
- A computer lab in our Minneapolis teaching center where students and teachers can collaborate on projects.
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MTSMCA is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.