Our Inspiring Families

 
All across Iowa, families are seeking a public school that fits them better—whether they need a more flexible school day, more learning support or a safer, more nurturing environment. We’re glad to be that school for so many different families. Here are just a few of their stories.
Student Stories
 

Moving Toward a Bright Future

From the quick-witted to the quiet thinkers—from the art lovers to the sports fanatics—every student at Iowa Connections Academy has individual passions and distinctive personalities. But they’re all learning in a way that works best for who they are. And they’re growing into the person they want to become. Select a student to see their story.

 

Ella

Elementary

 

Jacob

Graduate

 

Maura

High School

 

Norah

Graduate

 

Elijah

Graduate

 

Grace

Graduate

Parent Stories
 

Finding the Opportunities Families Need

The parents and caregivers at Iowa Connections Academy began with the same question: What’s the best option for my family? Thanks to our unique and flexible learning environment and passionate teachers, they’ve found the path forward they’d been hoping for—at an online public school. Select a parent to see their story.

 

Sarah

Learning Coach

 

Michele

Learning Coach


Explore a Day in a Student’s Life

Learn what a typical day is like for the different kinds of students who attend Connections Academy.

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Connect With Other Parents

Through Club Connections, you can meet other Connections Academy parents, share advice and become an advocate for Connections Academy.

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