Bring School to Life

Students throughout Michigan are thriving at Michigan Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school. Michigan Connections Academy gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.


A challenging K-12 curriculum


Certified teachers experienced in online


Activities that connect online students


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School Facts

  • Michigan Connections Academy (MICA) is authorized through a Charter Contract by Ferris State University Charter Schools Office. Connections Academy schools are supported by Connections Education LLC, which is accredited by AdvancED.
  • Over 94% of MICA parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for Michigan Connections Academy
  • View Michigan Connections Academy’sAnnual Education Report which provides key information on the school's 2017-18 education progress.
  • 2019–20 School Year
    Start:  September 3, 2019
    End: June 9, 2020
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School Transparency

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The online Parent Dashboard was developed by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) to provide a central, easy-to-use location that offers a balanced picture of school quality throughout the state of Michigan. View the Parent Dashboard

Michigan Freedom of Information Act Process for Michigan Connections Academy

Under Michigan’s Freedom of Information Act* (FOIA), people can view or obtain copies of most public records of public organizations by written request. As a public school academy, Michigan Connections Academy complies with this act. Please note that student information is private and protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

If you have an FOIA request, please submit it in writing, either in person, or using mail, fax, or email. Be sure to include your name, phone number, and mailing address, plus a clear description of the public records requested. The school may charge a fee to cover costs.

Submit written FOIA requests to:

Michigan Connections Academy
Attention: FOIA Coordinator
3950 Heritage Avenue
Okemos, MI 48864
Phone: 517-507-5390
Fax: 517-507-5389
(subject line: FOIA Request)

View the Michigan Connections Academy Summary, Procedures, and Guidelines

* MCL 15.231 et seq.