Proven Results

Oregon Connections Academy meets rigorous state, regional, and national standards for academic excellence.

Our accreditations and proven measures of success include:
  • Oregon Connections Academy is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC)
  • Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by AdvancED
  • Program accredited by AdvancED
  • ORCA has been a member of NHS and NJHS since 2006
  • Met Adequate Yearly Progress standards (2008–09) under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)

Quick Fact:

Oregon Connections Academy has been honored with an “Outstanding” grade—the highest possible rating—on the 2008–09 School Report Card issued by the Oregon Department of Education.

Parents Give our Program High Ratings

Each year, we survey Oregon Connections Academy parents to get their feedback on our program and help identify what we’re doing well and how we can improve. Our parents evaluate the school on a number of criteria including student progress, teacher support, and quality of the curriculum. Here's what parents had to say about the program.

Oregon Connections Academy
2014 Parent Satisfaction Survey Results

96%
of parents agree
that the curriculum
is high quality.

95%
of parents
agree their 
children are satisfied with the program.

97%
of parents are
satisfied with
teachers' helpfulness.

92%
of parents
are satisfied
with the variety of learning activities.

91%
of parents
would
recommend

Connections Academy to other families.

93%
of parents
agree that our technology
tools improve their child's learning experience.

Based on a survey of Connections Academy families conducted in February 2014
by Leo J. Shapiro and Associates.

Personal Success Stories

Each week, Connections Academy hears from students, parents, and teachers, sharing powerful stories of daily victories and growing self-confidence. These are highlights of just a few:

  • The military father stationed in the Middle East who is now able to take part in his child’s education through our Learning Management System accessed over the Internet.
  • The fifth-grader who was bullied and underperforming at his former school but is now thriving emotionally and academically as he learns at home.
  • The “I can’t do this” brothers who hated their former school but who now shout “Look at me! I can read!” after enrolling in Connections Academy.
  • The math-hating sixth-grader who completed two years of math in one year with the skilled help of a Connections Academy teacher.
  • The father who gained the tools and confidence to take control of his son’s education when his wife was diagnosed with cancer.
  • The many other families who are thankful to find a high-quality education at their door.