“I love Connections Academy because of the flexibility. Also, I have been very pleased with teacher/student interaction. The teachers are available and helpful."


High School Student


“Connections Academy offers a tremendous opportunity for Niya to speed up or slow down her course curricula to ensure she comprehends and learns.”— Niya’s dad


Elementary School Student


“Connections Academy definitely teaches me a lot about gaining independence, being self-reliant, and time management and organization.”


High School Student


"What I like best about Connections Academy is having students from many areas with many different ideas."

Zuriel Elise

High School Student

Free Public Virtual School in Alabama

Students throughout Alabama have the opportunity to thrive at Alabama Connections Academy (ALCA), a tuition-free public online school that gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.

ALCA will help each student maximize his or her potential through a uniquely individualized learning program featuring:

  • A challenging K-12 curriculum developed by leading education experts
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff
  • Curriculum materials needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment

What Is A Virtual School? The Benefits of Online Learning

Get a comprehensive overview of the virtual school experience at Connections Academy schools.

Welcome to Alabama Connections Academy

ALCA is a tight-knit virtual school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

  • Field trips and social events that help students connect to one another, their communities, and their lessons
  • Dozens of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth
  • Dedicated and highly qualified teachers
  • An involved community of students and their families

Our Mission

The mission of Alabama Connections Academy is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program.