Enrollment is open only for grades 9-10
Nevada Connections Academy has an enrollment cap and the cap has not been met.
Once the cap is met, students who complete all enrollment tasks will be placed on a waiting list and released to enroll based on the date order that enrollment tasks were completed.
Enrollment is closed for the 2020-21 school year.
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A copy of one of the following documents must be provided for every student to verify age eligibility. To avoid unnecessary delays, provide a copy of this document along with your enrollment documents.
To avoid unnecessary delays, provide a copy of one of these official documents along with your enrollment documents. If you do not have either of these documents, please contact the enrollment team at 800-382-6010 to discuss acceptable alternatives.
As a reminder, the age eligibility is as follows:
A copy of ONE of the following documents must be provided to verify your legal residence. If you do not have any of these documents, please contact the Enrollment Team to discuss acceptable alternatives.
If you do not have any of these documents, please contact the enrollment team at 800-382-6010 to discuss acceptable alternatives.
All students enrolling in Nevada Connections Academy students must provide evidence of their immunizations, as required by the State of Nevada, to be eligible for enrollment. Please submit the dates of the student's immunizations on either a State of Nevada official Immunization Form (please see the Immunize Nevada webpage titled "Find A Vaccine Provider" for more information), a current immunization booklet, official school record, or the Connections Academy Immunization form, which can be found in your enrollment documents on Connexus.
These forms must be stamped or signed by a health care provider.
Nevada WebIZ is a confidential, online computer system used in the State of Nevada to keep track of immunizations. If you need to know which immunizations you or someone in your family needs, this information is available on the Nevada WebIZ website.
Parents and legal guardians can also print official immunization records for their child(ren) (ages 0 through 17- years-old) and adults (ages 18 years and over) can print official immunization records for themselves. This is an official record and can be used as proof of immunization for school.
For a complete listing of immunizations required by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, view the Nevada’s School Immunization Requirements webpage.
Students are required to be immunized against the following diseases per the CDC guidelines:
Immunizations can be obtained from doctor’s offices, clinics (including Community Health Centers and Nevada Health Centers), or hospitals. Pediatricians and family doctors or their nurses or medical assistants can give your student the shots they need to meet the requirements for school enrollment. In addition, some large chain pharmacies offer immunizations for older children and adults.
If you need assistance paying for shots/vaccinations, you may be able to get free or reduced immunizations through this program:
A student may be exempt from immunizations for the following reasons: medical exemption or religious exemption. Please use the Connections Academy Immunization/Exemption form if requesting an exemption (which can be found in your enrollment documents in Connexus).
All students who have previously attended public school, private school, or homeschool are eligible to enroll and will be requested to submit academic records for placement.
For students applying for 9th grade: Please submit a copy of the report card from the most recent school year.
The following items should be included on the report card:
For students applying for 10th grade: Submit an unofficial transcript that includes the complete end-of-year grades from the prior school year and any academic documentation (such as a progress report/interim report, class schedule, or marking period/semester report card) issued for the current school year. Additional documentation may be requested for placement.
The following items should be included on the unofficial transcript:
If after attempting these steps you still cannot obtain your student's report card or transcript, please contact the academic placement services team at 800-382-6010 to discuss acceptable alternatives.
You may need to provide additional documentation if any of the following circumstances apply:
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You must meet specific state and program requirements to attend Nevada Connections Academy. Student
eligibility requirements for virtual schools in Nevada are determined by the Nevada State Board of
Education, which is the authorizing body for Nevada Connections Academy. Before enrolling, review
the following Nevada virtual school eligibility requirements carefully to determine whether your
student(s) is eligible to participate in grades 9–10.
Note: Students who are currently expelled from their local school or district may
not be eligible to enroll with Nevada Connections Academy.
Maximum Age: Any general education student who
turns twenty-one (21) years old on or before September 30 will not be eligible. Any
special education student who turns twenty-two (22) years old on or before September
30 will not be eligible to enroll. Students eighteen (18) years or older who have
not been continually enrolled may not be eligible to enroll.
At this time, Nevada Connections Academy will not be opening enrollment for students
that entered high school in or before the 2019–2020 school year. Academic
documentation will be requested to confirm the school year your student entered high
You must reside in the state of Nevada and provide acceptable proof of residency to
be eligible for enrollment in Connections Academy.
Only those Nevada Connections Academy students who provide evidence of having met the
state of Nevada immunization requirements to enroll in a Nevada public school may
enroll with Nevada Connections Academy. Please submit the dates of the student's
immunizations on either a state of Nevada official immunization form, a current
immunization booklet with all doses stamped or signed, official school record, or
the Connections Academy Immunization form. These forms must be stamped or signed by
a health care provider.
Students entering Nevada Connections Academy must be current with all required
immunizations or show proof of exemption. Immunization Records may be obtained from
your local health department or from your student’s health care provider.
Students are required to be immunized against the following diseases per the CDC
Nevada allows for medical or religious exemptions. However, medical exemptions must
be signed by a health care provider. Please use the Connections Academy
Immunization/Exemption form if requesting an exemption.
All students who have previously attended public school, private school, or homeschool are eligible to enroll.
You may need to provide additional documentation if any of
the following circumstances apply:
Please have the following documents available and ready to upload to Connexus.
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After submitting your documents, you can navigate to the Submit Documents section located in the Enrollment Details. There you can see if your documents have been verified or are still waiting to be processed. The Enrollment Details will also show if your file was marked invalid and your document will be removed so that you can upload a new document. If you are unable to verify the status of your documents or have any questions, please call 800-382-6010 and contact the Enrollment Team using the document submission option in our phone system. We will check the system to see if the document was received. Please be prepared to provide us with the following information: student’s name, number of pages sent, the date sent, and if sent by fax, the fax number.
Local schools serve one district. Connections Academy serves students from multiple districts statewide. Not all districts statewide accept the same documentation.
Students who are 18 or over must meet age eligibility requirements in their state. Students must also submit academic documentation of all courses attempted since entering the 9th grade. Academic documentation will be reviewed by a school counselor to determine the student's eligibility to complete the program requirements before meeting the age cap for enrollment. Students who cannot complete the program requirements before meeting the age cap for enrollment are not eligible to enroll.
Both emancipated minors and students 18 years and older are required to complete the Parent/Legal Guardian (Caretaker) Acknowledgement (PLCA) form and to provide all required enrollment documentation before the student can enroll. Emancipated minors must also submit court documentation for their emancipation. Please contact the Enrollment Team at 800-382-6010 for more information.
If you have any concerns or questions about how to enroll, our enrollment team is here to help.
Please call us at 800-382-6010.
Nevada Connections Academy admits students and conducts all educational programs, activities, and employment practices without discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, creed, sexual orientation, disability, or any other legally protected classification.