Marshawney Quinn, an Ohio eschool student
“I like that OCA has LiveLesson® sessions. My favorite subjects are science, social studies, and language arts.”

Marshawney and Maria Quinn
Elementary School Student

Maxwell Kaeser, Ohio eschool student and skier
“I love OCA because I can travel and do schoolwork if I have to go practice for skiing and go-karting—and still not be behind.”

Max Kaeser
Elementary School Student

Staron siblings, Ohio eschool students
“I love OCA because it's FUN!”

 AddisonAva, and Jacob Staron
Elementary & High School Students

Caleb & Nathan Montgomery, Ohio eschool students
“I love OCA because I can get the education I need and still have it fit within my dream for my life. It's empowering. It's like MY school.”

Nathan and Caleb Montgomery
Graduates
Members of “Alabama Capital”, a rising rock duo

Free Ohio Online School for K–12 Grades

Students throughout Ohio are thriving at Ohio Connections Academy (OCA), a tuition-free public online school giving students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. Our mission is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program featuring:

Ohio Connections Academy 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. 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.

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Welcome to Ohio Connections Academy Online School

Ohio Connections Academy is not just a fully-accredited online school in Ohio. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources that create a well-rounded student experience: 

  • Study Table, an online group tutoring program where teachers help students.
  • Math Open Sessions, a weekly  LiveLesson® session where high school math teachers are available to answer questions for high school students.
  • Clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth—from our middle school book club to poetry readings to robotics club and more.
  • Dozens of local and regional field trips that bring classroom lessons to life.
  • Teaching centers in Cincinnati and the Columbus area.
  • An involved community of students and their families.

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Accreditation:

Ohio Connections Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.

Ohio Connections Academy is the only statewide Ohio eSchool rated Excellent in 2010 by the Ohio Department of Education.