North Carolina Connections Academy Enrollment

To start the enrollment process for North Carolina Connections Academy, please review the information for the relevant school year in which you would like to enroll, then proceed to Get Started.

Enrollment for the 2017–18 School Year

  • North Carolina Connections Academy has an enrollment cap of 2,100 students for the 2017–18 school year. The new student open application period was from March 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017.The school was oversubscribed at the end of the application period and, after accounting for returning students and their siblings, new students were selected for enrollment through a random lottery drawing held at the school on April 27th at 3 pm.
  • Students selected in the lottery have been sent an offer of enrollment by email. This offer must be accepted within 10 calendar days or the student’s spot will be forfeited to the next student on the list. Students included in the lottery but who were not selected have been placed on a lottery waiting list chronologically in the order in which their names were drawn in the lottery. Students on the lottery waiting list will be notified and released to enroll if space becomes available in their grade. When a student is released from the lottery waiting list, an offer of enrollment will be sent via email and must be accepted within 10 calendar days. Students who accept the offer of enrollment will have 14 days from the date of acceptance to complete the enrollment process (everything except placement at this time).
  • The school will continue to accept new applications. These students will be placed on an enrollment waiting list in order of when they completed all enrollment tasks. Students on the enrollment waiting list will be notified and released to enroll if space becomes available in their grade. Students on the enrollment waiting list will only be considered for a space once the lottery waiting list has been exhausted.

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Check Your Eligibility

Review the eligibility requirements to be sure your student meets North Carolina’s state requirements.

Complete the Enrollment Process

To enroll online, you will need an email address and regular access to an Internet-connected computer.

Once you submit the online registration form, you will be given instructions to log into Connexus®, the online system where you will complete the online school enrollment process listed below. You will have 24-hour access to your personalized account in Connexus, where you will find updates on the progress of your student’s enrollment.

You will have access to complete the following four stages of enrollment after the open application period has ended.

  • Stage 1: Complete the virtual student and family information forms.
  • Stage 2: Submit documents (including birth certificate, proof of residency, report card, etc.) using one of the following methods:

    • Upload to your caretaker home page
    • FAX: 800-887-6590
    • Mail: 8621 Robert Fulton Drive, Enrollment Department, 2nd Floor, Columbia, MD 21046
  • Stage 3: Confirm your student’s intent to attend North Carolina Connections Academy once all documents are received and verified.
  • Stage 4: The process is complete for your student! We will assign your student’s teachers and ship any course materials, if provided, to the address you verified.

Enroll by Phone

If you do not have an email address or regular access to an Internet-connected computer, please call the enrollment team at 800-382-6010 to enroll. The process will follow stages 1 through 4, as described above.

Need Help?

Please watch the video below to review the stages of the enrollment process. Once you are familiar with the process, you can enroll online! Or, if you need assistance, call 800-382-6010 to speak with a member of the enrollment team.

How to Enroll: Connections Academy's Enrollment Process

Educating children at home with Connections Academy is a rewarding experience for many families. Before you become a part of Connections Academy, you'll have to complete the enrollment process. The enrollment process is very simple, but completing these steps may take some time, so we encourage you to start as early as you can.

North Carolina Connections Academy shall not limit admission to students on the basis of intellectual ability, measures of achievement or aptitude, athletic ability, disability, race, creed, national origin, religion, or ancestry.