Prepare for Enrollment

We're glad you have decided to enroll in Iowa Connections Academy! Before you get started, take a look below at the enrollment process.
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Enrollment Information

Enrollment is open for Kindergarten. Before enrolling in Iowa Connections Academy, families must submit the Iowa Open Enrollment Application to the CAM Community School District AND your resident district.

Parents should refer to the Department of Education's Open Enrollment Guidelines and to the CAM community school district’s Instructions for Completing the Open Enrollment Application.

Families seeking to enroll in grades 1-12 should refer to the Department of Education's Open Enrollment Guidelines to see if their child is eligible to enroll for "good cause."

Enrollment Information

Open Enrollment is closed for the 2020-21 school year

Students still seeking to enroll may be eligible to enroll for “good cause”. See additional information below.

Step 1

Understand Your Commitment

Learning and growing
per week
Exploring lessons on a computer
of school day
Working independently offline
of school day
Step 2

Check Eligibility

You must meet specific state and program requirements to attend Iowa Connections Academy. Student eligibility requirements in Iowa are determined by the Iowa State Board of Education. To learn how to start online school, review the following eligibility requirements carefully to determine whether your student(s) is eligible to participate in grades K–12.

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

Step 3

Prepare Documents

After submitting the Iowa Open Enrollment Application, you are ready to begin the Iowa Connections Academy enrollment process. Please have the following documents available and ready to upload to Connexus

Submit Iowa Open Enrollment Application

Child's Proof of Age

Proof of Residence

Child’s Proof of Immunization and Health Screenings

Prior Academic Records

Other Documents for Special Circumstances


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Frequently Asked Questions

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If you have any concerns or questions about how to enroll, our enrollment team is here to help.
Please call us at 800-382-6010.

Iowa Connections Academy admits students and conducts all educational programs, activities, and employment practices without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected classification.

Open Enrollment Application for the 2020–21 School Year

Parents seeking to enroll their student in Iowa Connections Academy for the 2020-21 school year must follow these steps to start enrollment (students must qualify for good cause):

  • Step 1: Print and complete the Iowa Open Enrollment Application. (Make sure you sign the form on page 2.)
  • Step 2: Send the application to the CAM Community School District AND your resident district.
    • Fax to CAM Community School District at 712-762-3713
    • Mail to CAM Community School District
      Attn: Open Enrollment Application
      1000 Victory Park Rd
      Anita, IA 50020
    • Find your resident school district here