Eligibility Requirements for the 2018-19 School Year

You must meet specific state and program requirements to enroll in online school at Indiana Connections Academy. Student eligibility requirements in Indiana are determined by the Indiana Department of Education. Before enrolling, review the following eligibility requirements carefully to determine whether your student(s) is eligible to start K–12 online school.

Note: Indiana Connections Academy does not enroll students who are currently suspended or expelled from their local school or district.

Age Limitations

  • Kindergarten: Any student enrolling in kindergarten must be five (5) years old on or before August 1 in the school year for which you are enrolling.
  • Maximum Age: Any student who turns nineteen (19) years old on or before August 1 will not be eligible to enroll in Indiana Connections Academy.

Required Documents

A copy of one of the following documents must be provided for every student to verify age eligibility. To avoid unnecessary delays, provide a copy of this document along with your enrollment documents.

  • Official birth certificate
  • Passport
  • Baptismal papers
  • Green card

Geographical Limitations

You must reside in the state of Indiana and provide acceptable proof of residency to be eligible for online school enrollment in Indiana Connections Academy. Please submit one of the following documents to verify your proof of residency:

  • Gas, electric, water, or cable bill from the last 60 days showing your service address
  • Mortgage statement from the last 60 days or current lease agreement
  • Valid Indiana driver's license
  • Property tax statement
  • W–2 showing your home address
  • Payroll stub from the last 60 days
  • Letter from a government agency from the last 60 days

Immunizations

All Indiana Connections Academy students must provide evidence of their immunizations. Provide your student’s immunization form signed by a health care provider. View the Indiana State Department of Health's immunizations schedule.

Indiana Connections Academy allows medical and religious exemptions. Medical exemptions must consist of an item signed by a healthcare provider exempting the student from immunizations. Religious exemptions must consist of a signed letter from the parent indicating that they object to immunizations because it contradicts their religious beliefs.

Required Documents

See the Indiana school immunization requirements

Prior Public Schooling Limitations

All students that have previously attended public school, private school, or homeschool are eligible to enroll. At least 60 percent of students enrolled in online school at Indiana Connections Academy must have attended an Indiana public school in the prior school year and must have been counted in the public school’s September count.

Other Documentation

You may need to provide additional documentation to enroll in online school if any of the following circumstances apply:

  • Custody order: If your legal guardianship is determined by a court order, please submit a copy of the order.
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