California Connections Academy @ Ripon

A Tuition-Free Online School in California

California Connections Academy @ Ripon is an online charter school that serves students in grades K–12. As a tuition-free online school, California Connections Academy brings a fully accredited public education directly into the homes of students throughout Alameda, Amador, Calaveras, Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Joaquin, Santa Clara, and Stanislaus Counties.

Authorized by the Ripon Unified School District

California Connections Academy @ Ripon is authorized under state law by the Ripon Unified School District.

Notices and Information for the Public

As a public charter school, California Connections Academy @ Ripon is committed to meeting the State of California’s rigorous standards for academic achievement and accountability. The school is governed by an independent Board of Directors and all meetings are open to the public. Visit our School Board page for the scheduled meeting dates, information on how to attend meetings, and further information.

School Administrator Amy Hunt

Meet Amy Hunt

School Site Administrator

Mrs. Hunt graduated from California State University, Chico, where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in recreation administration and studied resort and lodging management while also earning a minor in human resources management. She received her teaching credential at National University in Sacramento and received her administrative services credential through California State University, Stanislaus.

As a leadership team member and high school assistant principal, she has implemented the Response to Intervention program for K–12 students and has also been an advisory teacher for Connections Academy. Mrs. Hunt has an extensive background in education, including six years teaching experience in both primary and secondary grade levels. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Hunt has coordinated a math and reading intervention program for four years in El Dorado Hills and was the Center Director for Sylvan Learning Center. Mrs. Hunt believes that all students can learn and that California Connections Academy can provide a viable option for many students seeking to achieve their academic goals and be well-rounded, successful students!