Prepare for a Bright Future!

Students throughout Arkansas are thriving at Arkansas Connections Academy (ARCA), a tuition-free online public school. ARCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.


A challenging K-12 curriculum


Experienced and certified online teachers


Activities that connect online students


Events are great ways to learn more

School Facts

  • Arkansas Connections Academy serves students in grades K–12 throughout Arkansas. 
  • Arkansas Connections Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED.
  • Families with a demonstrated financial need may request technology assistance upon enrollment.
  • Over 96% of parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for Arkansas Connections Academy
  • View Arkansas Connections Academy's state required information.
  • View the 2020-21 School Year Calendar

2020–21 School Year
Start: August 24, 2020
End: June 4, 2021