“I love WCA because I like to talk to my teacher. I talk to her on the phone and on the computer."
Middle School Student
“What I like best about WCA is being able to do the things I like during the day.”
Vivian and Jasmine
Elementary and Middle School Students
"I love WCA because I feel like I learn better at home. There are no distractions, and my mom knows how to coach me in a way that I understand."
Elementary School Student
“What I liked most about WCA was the fact that I had such great teacher support. The teachers were always there to help me."
Graduate of Wisconsin Connections Academy
Free Wisconsin Virtual School
Students throughout Wisconsin are thriving at Wisconsin Connections Academy (WCA), a tuition-free public virtual charter school giving students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. Authorized under state law by the Appleton Area School District (AASD), WCA offers:
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Welcome to Wisconsin Connections Academy
Established in 2002, WCA is not just a Wisconsin virtual school—it's the first K–8 Wisconsin virtual school. WCA is a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:
- Specialized reading programs that build the foundation for future academic success.
- A wide range of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
- Dozens of field trips that bring classroom lessons to life and connect students to one another and their community.
- An involved community of students and their families.
Wisconsin Connections Academy’s mission is learning online through a strong family-school partnership. WCA provides a rigorous curriculum while balancing flexibility with accountability.
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Wisconsin Connections Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.