"It is so nice to have the option of schooling your student based on his or her needs. If students need more one-on-one time, you can give it to them."

Ms. Nelson

Elementary School Teacher


"I love teaching at INSPIRE because the curriculum is challenging and I have the opportunity for more one-on-one teaching with my students."

Mr. Burke

Middle School Teacher


"At INSPIRE, Braedon can take the classes he wants at the level he needs in order to be challenged."
— Braedon's mom

Braedon Higby

High School Student

Free Online School in Idaho

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

Authorized as a charter school by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission, our mission at INSPIRE is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized online learning program featuring:

  • A challenging K-12 curriculum developed by leading education experts.
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction deemed Highly Qualified by the state of Idaho.
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff.
  • Curriculum materials and computer equipment needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment.

Welcome to INSPIRE Connections Academy Charter School

INSPIRE is not just a fully-accredited Idaho online school. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

  • Field trips and social events that help virtual students in Idaho connect to one another, their communities, and their lessons.
  • Dozens of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
  • Dedicated and highly qualified teachers.
  • An involved community of students and their families.

Our Mission

We will help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards. Connections Academy is a high-quality, high-tech, high-touch “school without walls” that brings out the best in every student.

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