Free Online Public Schools in Colorado

Many Colorado students now have the opportunity to thrive at Colorado Connections Academy, a network of tuition-free public online schools for grades K–12. Colorado Connections Academy gives students who need an alternative to the traditional classroom the flexibility to learn from home and enjoy a well-rounded student experience, including:

  • A challenging K–12 curriculum developed by leading education experts
  • Curriculum materials needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction and recognized as "Highly Qualified" by the Colorado Department of Education
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff
  • A twice-weekly peer tutoring program offering students assistance in pre-algebra, algebra, and geometry via the LiveLesson® classroom
  • Weekly Learning Coach resource sessions, where Learning Coaches and teachers share effective learning strategies
  • Dozens of field trips that bring virtual classroom lessons to life in locations throughout the state
  • An involved community of students and their families

The Network of Colorado Connections Academy Online Schools

Learn more about Colorado Connections Academy’s network of online schools by selecting the school serving your area below:

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A state-wide tuition-free public online school for grades K–12.

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A state-wide tuition-free public online school for grades K–12.



Learn About Colorado Connections Academy Online Schools

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Our Mission

The mission of Colorado Connections Academy is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program.

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