Online School Approval

Florida Connections Academy (FCA) is a free online public charter school, authorized by Hillsborough County Public Schools to serve students in grades K–8. The school will add a grade level each year until it serves grades K–12 by its fifth year.

Connections Education

  • Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education LLC, which is accredited by AdvancED, the national accreditation commission that represents 34,000 public and private schools and districts across the United States and in 70 countries worldwide. Connections Education was accredited by AdvancED in June 2005, and renewed in June 2015.

NCAA Approved

Many Connections Academy core high school courses are approved by the NCAA Eligibility Center. View the Full list of currently approved courses. To see what courses are currently approved for use in Florida, see the Connections Education of Florida, LLC VIP Provider page on the Florida Department of Education List of Approved Program and Course Providers website.