Our Inspiring Families

All across Arizona, families are seeking a public school that fits them better—whether they need a more flexible school day, more learning support or a safer, more nurturing environment. We’re glad to be that school for so many different families. Here are just a few of their stories.
Student Stories

Moving Toward a Bright Future

From the quick-witted to the quiet thinkers—from the art lovers to the sports fanatics—every student at Arizona Connections Academy has individual passions and distinctive personalities. But they’re all learning in a way that works best for who they are. And they’re growing into the person they want to become. Select a student to see their story.


Arianna Kurtz



Augustus Ge



Brandee Wadlow

High School


Morgan Donovan

Middle School


Ria Cheruvu



Bryan Wilson

Elementary School


Catherine Chamberlain



Lyndsey Fry



Sarina Senger

High School


Jenna LiBrandi

High School


Olivia Lupieka

High School

Parent Stories

Finding the Opportunities Families Need

The parents and caregivers at Arizona Connections Academy began with the same question: What’s the best option for my family? Thanks to our unique and flexible learning environment and passionate teachers, they’ve found the path forward they’d been hoping for—at an online public school. Select a parent to see their story.


Sunitha Cheruvu

Learning Coach


Denise Kale

Learning Coach to Four Children


Anthony Martin

Learning Coach to Two Daughters


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