Learn AboutKansas Connections Academy

All kinds of Kansas students from Leawood, Prairie Village, Westwood, and beyond are finding their way forward thanks to the classes, teachers and unique opportunities of Kansas Connections Academy.
Creating Opportunity

A Tuition-Free Online Public School in Kansas

Kansas students deserve the chance to go far in life. Kansas Connections Academy helps them get there by engaging their minds, building their character and preparing them for a changing world. We’ll partner with you to give your child what they need to become what they want to be.

Kansas Connections Academy is a tuition-free K–12 online public school that students attend from home. In partnership with Elkhart Unified School District (USD) 218, Kansas Connections Academy is state certified and open to students from Johnson County, Douglas County, Riley County, and throughout Kansas.

Our History

Helping Kansas Students Succeed Since 2010

Kansas Connections Academy opened as a tuition-free online public school in Kansas in 2010, after serving students as the Elkhart Cyber School since 2001. They have been helping K–12 students ignite their passions and find a path to success ever since.

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Our mission

Through highly effective interactions among teachers, students, and Learning Coaches, Kansas Connections Academy creates an educational program with high expectations for student achievement that can be tailored to meet the unique needs of families as they seek to maximize their student’s education.


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The Kansas Connections Academy Experience

How Online Public School Can Lead Your Child to Success

Passionate Teachers

Kansas Connections Academy teachers love what they do. Every day, they get to help students explore the world, finding new ways to engage their students’ minds and spark their curiosity. Kansas state-certified and specially trained in online education, our teachers are the guides who lead students toward a bright future.

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Empowered Parents

As a Kansas Connections Academy parent, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of your child’s learning journey. As their Learning Coach, you’ll be able to help them stay on track. And we’ll be by your side, making sure you have everything you need to give your child the best support.

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Strong Community

Parents, students, teachers and staff are the heart of Kansas Connections Academy. And, together, we’ve formed a community committed to collaboration in everything we do. This helps every student grow socially and emotionally while expanding their mind.

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