Learn AboutMaine Connections Academy

All kinds of Maine students are finding their way forward thanks to the classes, teachers and unique opportunities of Maine Connections Academy.
Creating Opportunity

A Tuition-Free Virtual Public Charter School in Maine

Maine students deserve the chance to go far in life. Maine 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.

Maine Connections Academy is a tuition-free 7–12 online public charter school that students attend from home. Authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission, Maine Connections Academy is state certified and open to students throughout Maine.

The nonprofit governing board of Maine Connections Academy has been authorized by the Maine Charter School Commission (MCSC).

Our History

Helping Maine Students Succeed Since 2014

Maine Connections Academy opened as a public virtual charter school in Maine in 2014 and has been helping students in grades 7–12 ignite their passions and find a path to success ever since.

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Grades Served

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Maine Certified
Teachers specially trained in online learning

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Public School
Fully online with no tuition

Our mission

The mission of Maine Connections Academy (MCA) is to maximize learner-centered instruction and effectively leverage 21st century education resources to provide a high-quality education to students in grades 7–12 throughout the state who need expanded educational options. MCA will personalize each student’s education path to maximize his or her potential with a focus on meeting and exceeding the highest performance standards.


See how the Maine Connections Academy community strives for excellence. 

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The Maine Connections Academy Experience

How Online Public School Can Lead Your Child to Success

Passionate Teachers

Maine 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. Maine state-certified and specially trained in online education, our teachers are the guides who lead students toward a bright future.

Meet Our Staff

Empowered Parents

As a Maine 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 Maine 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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