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Learn more about Commonwealth Connections Academy

Commonwealth Connections Academy (CCA) is a tuition-free, K–12 public cyber school. It is an excellent alternative to home schools in Pennsylvania because it allows students to attend public school from home.  CCA brings a fully accredited public education directly to your family’s door—anywhere in Pennsylvania. 

Authorized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education

Authorized under state law by PDE, CCA is operated by the Commonwealth Connections Academy Charter School, a nonprofit corporation, through a contract with Connections Academy, LLC, to provide its educational program and other services. The school is governed by an independent Board of Directors and all meetings are open to the public. Please review our scheduled meeting dates, agendas, and information on how to attend a meeting or make a request for public records.

The school prepares an annual report in accordance with state regulation. View the 2011 CCA Annual Charter School Report  for information about the schools performance and accountability.

Staff, community, curriculum

With a caring staff, an outstanding curriculum, and a vibrant school community, CCA is a leading online school in PA.  

Learning is on the Move!

CCA Mobile ClassroomCCA's Mobile Classroom is traveling across Pennsylvania, so that all CCA students will be able to enjoy hands-on educational activities, such as:

  • astronomy observation
  • stream studies
  • frog dissections
  • student art exhibits
  • book fairs
  • language labs
  • and more!

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Community

Commonwealth Connections Academy isn’t simply a Pennsylvania online school. It’s a supportive community of:

CCA students are also part of the larger community. If your student is interested in participating in sports and other extracurricular activities he or she has access to programs in your district of residence. See our FAQs for more information about The PA School Code, Section 1719-A (14).

Curriculum

The CCA curriculum is designed by national education experts and customized to meet the specific standards of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.  Bringing together the best in print and online resources with Connections Academy proprietary instructional tools, the CCA curriculum is designed to engage students of every level, at every level.  Our goal is simple:  To ensure that all students at our Pennsylvania cyber school have the resources to succeed when they attend school from home.

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