FUTURE-READY CAREER AND COLLEGE PREP

 
At Indiana Connections Career Academy, we help students discover success in the classroom, in the workforce, and throughout their lives. Our curriculum helps students to not only find their passion, but also to learn how that passion applies to the real world—giving them better insight into career opportunities while earning their diploma. Whether your student plans to continue their education or start their career after graduation, they’ll be ready to take on whatever’s next.
Building Independence
 

Ready to Take On the World

We put Indiana online school students on a path that keeps them going long after they graduate. It’s about giving them what they need to pursue their dreams. It’s about building knowledge and character. And it’s about living up to our commitment through caring teachers, an expert-designed curriculum and a learning experience that lifts students up and allows them to soar. The future awaits. With an online public school education at Indiana Connections Career Academy, your child will be ready for it.

Career Path
 

Launching Students Toward Success

In a fast-changing world, students who graduate with real-world skills are best positioned to succeed no matter which direction they head. At Indiana Connections Career Academy, our Career and Technical Education courses give students the opportunity to build their skill sets while they expand their minds. Through courses in finance, marketing, psychology, criminal justice and more, students can explore their interests and prepare for future careers—all while keeping up with the rest of their studies.

Connections Academy currently offers many CTE courses. View our online high school course descriptions including Elective Career and Technical Education courses.

92%

Of parents agree their child is making good progress with Connections Academy

Certified teachers
specially trained in online learning

Public school
graduates receive Indiana high school diplomas

Career Pathways Program
 

Indiana Connections Career Academy's Career Pathways Program gives students the opportunity to complete a career-focused program of study while taking high school courses.

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Pathways to Employability
 

Preparing Students for Future Success

Indiana Connections Career Academy supports high school students with workforce and career readiness activities, academic and career counseling, CTE programs, and opportunities for real-world experience. From various course selections and counseling to access to career centers and employment opportunities, Indiana Connections Career Academy ensures students have every opportunity to prepare for whatever’s next. We provide:

  • Help finding postgraduate opportunities at colleges, at trade schools, and in the appropriate career
  • Workforce readiness activities, including resume and interview skills development
  • Online workshops to teach students about the application process to universities, community colleges, and trade schools
  • Workshops on financial aid and scholarships
  • Access to free preparation for college admission tests, including information about upcoming test dates and locations Official transcripts
Dual Credit Program
 

Preparing Indiana High School Students for College

High-achieving Indiana Connections Career Academy students in grades 11–12 may be eligible to earn college credits through our dual credit program in partnership with Trine University. Students may take up to three courses from Trine University for free, which includes tuition, books, and other fees. The dual-credit courses are taught by Indiana Tech professors. Here’s what you need to know to get started:

  • Eleventh and twelfth grade students must be enrolled in Indiana Connections Academy for at least one semester prior to qualifying for dual credit courses.
  • Qualifying college-prep test scores may be required for some courses.
  • Contact your school counselor for more details and to sign up for a dual credit information session.
Partnerships
 

Indiana Career Centers

Indiana Connections Career Academy has partnerships with a variety of career centers around the state, and we are happy to add more centers to the list. Students looking for hands-on experience can contact a career center that is local to them to learn more about applying. Indiana Connections Career Academy is a public high school that pays the tuition for our students who are accepted to an approved career center.

  • Fort Wayne Community Schools Career Center
  • Area 31 Career Center
  • Elkhart Area Career Center
  • J Everett Light Career Center
  • New Castle Career Center
  • Prosser Career Center
  • Southern Indiana Career and Technical Center
  • Greater Lafayette Career Academy

 

College Prep
 

Leading Students Toward Higher Education

A college degree gets students ready for a successful future. And, at Indiana Connections Career Academy, we get students ready for college. We offer a range of Honors and Advanced Placement® courses along with plenty of online clubs for students. And we help students build the personal responsibility and love of learning they’ll need to get into—and excel at—whatever college they choose.

Students interested in college prep enjoy plenty of support along the way. Their teachers embrace their goals, and counselors guide them through the college selection and application process. Plus, our online learning environment is similar to what many colleges use, meaning our students are ready to hit the (digital) ground running.

If your child is interested in going to college, they’ll find the right path here.

College Acceptance
 

Where Our Students Are Going

When students learn in a way that works best for them, they can continue on to college and thrive. Graduates of Indiana Connections Career Academy have turned their online public school education into spots at top colleges across the U.S. and around the world. We’re proud of their achievement—and look forward to helping even more students get into college in the years to come. Take a look at all the colleges that have accepted graduates of Connections Academy.

Some of the schools Connections Academy students have been accepted to include:

  • American University
  • Amherst College
  • Auburn University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Bowdoin College
  • Brown University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence University
  • Marquette University
  • New York University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Pepperdine University
  • Princeton University
  • Reed College
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rice University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Stanford University
  • Tulane University
  • Tufts University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh at Pittsburgh
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University
  • Washington and Lee University
  • Wake Forest University
  • Wellesley College
  • Yale University
Compare Your Options
 

Find Your Student’s Best Fit

Connections Academy is proud to provide two great online school options for families in Indiana: Indiana Connections Career Academy and Indiana Connections Academy. If you have a child in grades 6—12 and need help deciding between the two schools, please take our short quiz. Enrollment in either school is solely the choice of you and your student, but we hope this quiz acts as a guide to which school may be the best fit.

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serves K–12 online students throughout Indiana

offers a complete traditional program, including core courses in reading, math, science, and social studies

provides an engaging curriculum and college and career counseling that will prepare students for a range of college experiences and career success

serves grades 6–12 online students throughout Indiana

includes industry-leading, career-focused electives to empower students to gain real-world skills for Indiana’s top seven in-demand fields and get a head start on industry-relevant credentials and certificates

offers a STEAM (STEM + the arts) focused program that teaches students how to think critically, problem solve, and use creativity—setting them up for future academic and eventual career success

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