Bring School to Life

Students throughout New Mexico are thriving at New Mexico Connections Academy (NMCA), a tuition-free online public school. NMCA 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


Events are great ways to learn more

School Facts

  • NMCA is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.
  • (NMCA) is a free online public virtual school serving students in grades 4–12 throughout the State of New Mexico. Additional grades may be approved after the first year.
  • Over 94% of NMCA parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for New Mexico Connections Academy

2018–19 School Year
Start: August 8, 2018
End: May 29, 2019

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