Utah Connections Academy online school student
“The things I like most about Utah Connections Academy are my friends and my teacher.”

Elementary School Student

Branden Bigelow
“I just love Utah Connections Academy!”

Middle School Student

Chanse Phoenix
"What I love most about Utah Connections Academy is the teachers and their teaching methods. I like that they actually listen to what students are saying rather than dismissing their question as being unimportant."

High School Student

UCA graduate JoAnn in cap and gown
“Everyone deserves a school where they are the teacher's priority, and that's what UCA gives you.”


Tuition-Free Online School in Utah

Students throughout Utah now have the opportunity to thrive at Utah Connections Academy (UCA), a tuition-free public online school. 

Our mission is to maximize academic achievement for students in grades K–12 throughout the state of Utah who need an alternative to the traditional classroom. In partnership with parents and families, Utah Connections Academy will reach students for whom this innovative virtual approach provides the best pathway to school success. The school’s belief is that all students can thrive through a standards-aligned, individualized learning program that combines the best in virtual education with unique technology-based teacher productivity tools and very real connections among students, family, teachers and the community.

Part-Time Courses Now Available

Individual Online High School Courses

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Students in grades 9–12 at traditional Utah public high schools can take FREE online courses as part of Utah’s newly passed Statewide Online Education Program. 

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UCA's uniquely individualized learning program features:

Utah Connections Academy is authorized by the Utah State Charter School Board. UCA is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), an accrediting division of 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 Utah Connections Academy

UCA is not just an online school. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

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Utah Connections Academy is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), an accrediting division of AdvancED.