Learn AboutNew Mexico Connections Academy

All kinds of students from The Great Plains, to the Colorado Plateau, to the Rocky Mountains and everywhere in between, are finding their way forward thanks to the classes, teachers and unique opportunities of New Mexico Connections Academy.
Creating Opportunity

A Tuition-Free Online Public School in New Mexico

New Mexico students deserve the chance to go far in life. New Mexico 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.

New Mexico Connections Academy is a tuition-free public online school serving students in grades 4–12 from Los Alamos, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and elsewhere. Accredited by the North Central Association Commission Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), New Mexico Connections Academy is state certified and open to students throughout New Mexico.
Our History

Helping New Mexico Students Succeed 

New Mexico Connections Academy opened as a tuition-free online public school in New Mexico in 2013 and has been helping students ignite their passions and find a path to success ever since.

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4-12 Grades Served

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New Mexico Certified Teachers specially trained in online learning

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Public School Fully online with no tuition

Our mission

The mission of New Mexico Connections Academy is to help each 4–12th grade student, throughout the state of New Mexico who needs an alternative to the traditional classroom for a particular time period, maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning programs, access to high quality NM-certified teachers, and high parental involvement.


See how the New Mexico Connections Academy community strives for excellence. 

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The New Mexico Connections Academy Experience

How Online Public School Can Lead Your Child to Success

Passionate Teachers

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

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Empowered Parents

As a New Mexico 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 New Mexico 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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