K-12 Online Public School in Minnesota!

Minnesota Connections Academy is more than a fully accredited online school. It's a tight-knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience.

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Bring School to Life




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

Curriculum

A challenging K-12 curriculum

Teachers

Certified teachers experienced in online

Socialization

Activities that connect online students

Events

Events are great ways to learn more

Student shares experience

MNCA Lynette Casebier shares her positive experience with online school in this Jordan Independent letter to the editor

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Tips on cyberbullying

Stephanie Becker discusses National Bullying Prevention Month and tips to help their students respond to cyberbullying

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Student appreciates flexibility

Hear about Bella Rubietta's Girl Scout Gold Award project and how she balances schoolwork with extracurricular passions

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Our People

News

Student shares experience

MNCA Lynette Casebier shares her positive experience with online school in this Jordan Independent letter to the editor

Read More

Tips on cyberbullying

Stephanie Becker discusses National Bullying Prevention Month and tips to help their students respond to cyberbullying

Read More

Student appreciates flexibility

Hear about Bella Rubietta's Girl Scout Gold Award project and how she balances schoolwork with extracurricular passions

Read More

School Facts


  • Minnesota Connections Academy (MNCA) is a free online public school serving students in grades K–12 throughout Minnesota.
  • MNCA is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.
  • Minnesota Connections Academy (MNCA) is a member of the Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS), a K-12 academic community. MNCA is a state-approved online program operated through a contract with Connections Academy of Minnesota, LLC, to provide the educational program and other services.
  • Teaching center and administrative office in St. Paul.
  • 94% of MNCA parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for Minnesota Connections Academy

2018–19 School Year
Start: August 27, 2018
End: May 31, 2019

MNCA celebrates proudly serving Minnesota students for over 10 years!