Bring School to Life

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


Certified teachers experienced in online


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 an applicant for AdvancED accreditation. Connections Academy schools are supported by Connections Education LLC, which is accredited by AdvancED.
  • Families with a demonstrated financial need may request technology assistance upon enrollment.
  • Nearly 97% 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.

2018–19 School Year
Start: August 20, 2018
End: May 30, 2019