Arizona Parent Testimonials

Arizona Connections Academy Parents Give the Program High Ratings

Each year, we survey Arizona Connections Academy parents to get their feedback on our program and help identify what we’re doing well and how we can improve the virtual school experience. Our parents evaluate the school on a number of criteria including student progress, teacher support, and quality of our Arizona curriculum. Here’s what parents had to say about our online school program:

Arizona Connections Academy
2017 Parent Satisfaction Survey Results

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94%

of parents agree that the curriculum is high quality.
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96%

of parents agree their children are satisfied with the program.
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95%

of parents are satisfied with teachers' helpfulness.
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94%

of parents are satisfied with the variety of learning activities.
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90%

of parents would recommend Connections Academy to other families.
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92%

of parents agree that our technology tools improve their child's learning experience.

Based on a survey of Connections Academy families conducted in
January 2017 by Shapiro+Raj
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Student Satisfaction

Nearly 96% of parents agree that their children are satisfied with our program and are pleased with their child’s academic growth.

My child absolutely loves Connections Academy.  He is able to work at his own pace and take time to re-think his answers before submitting them, which adds to better grades, which ultimately leads to a happier child. He has finally come out of his shell!


What I like best is how enthused my son is about learning. He has shown so much self-motivation and enthusiasm for the program.


We're really enjoying Connections Academy!  My daughter, Bethany, was behind on her reading skills. . Connections gave her second grade curriculum to catch up with. She completed all of her second grade curriculum in November and now is working toward completing third grade by the end of this year!  Thanks for giving her this opportunity to catch up with her peers!


Teachers Provide a High Level of Support

Over 95% of our parents praised the helpfulness of their child’s teacher. Our parents appreciate the dedication and professionalism of our teaching staff and report a high level of satisfaction with their work.

I like the technology and teacher involvement the kids have with their teacher. I feel the teachers are sincere and want to work with the children as much as possible.

I absolutely love the support I get from the faculty and staff. Whenever I feel a bit overwhelmed, they are there with solutions and encouraging words!

From the beginning, we were impressed with the smooth transition we experienced coming to Connections Academy from a regular public school. Every single person that we had contact with treated us with respect and did everything they could to help us.

The Curriculum is High Quality

Over 94% of our parents agree that our curriculum is high quality. ACA strives to bring together the best educational resources in order to create challenging and inspiring lessons for students.

The material is challenging even for my bright kids. Critical thinking is an excellent piece of curriculum. Being self paced is great.

I like how fluid it is. I can change the lesson configurations to keep up with my child’s interests and difficulties.

The curriculum is well organized and the lessons are easy to follow.

I love the fact that the books are all provided for you along with the curriculum. The Skills Tutor and Brain Pop® are wonderful. I'm enjoying the easy use of the computer for scheduling and attendance.

Everything is geared to my child. Her strengths and weaknesses are all taken into consideration as the curriculum is set for her. She is in charge of her learning.

Technology Enhances the Learning Experience

Over 92% of families agreed that our technology tools helped to improve their children’s learning experiences. Many parents appreciated our proprietary Learning Management System for helping to keep them organized with grade tracking, scheduling, and communication.

"The online schedule of daily classes with the teaching manual back-up is very helpful. I couldn't do this effectively without these tools. Additionally, the online grading and completion charts are a must.