Learn AboutOhio Connections Academy

All kinds of Ohio students from Cleveland to Columbus, to Cincinnati and everywhere in-between, are finding their way forward thanks to the classes, teachers and unique opportunities of Ohio Connections Academy.
Creating Opportunity

A Tuition-Free Online Public School in Ohio

Ohio students deserve the chance to go far in life. Ohio 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.

Ohio Connections Academy, a tuition-free K–12 public virtual school that students attend from home. Authorized under state law by the Ohio Council of Community Schools, Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) is state certified and open to students throughout Northeast, Northwest, Central, Southeast, and Southwest Ohio. 

Authorized by the Ohio Council of Community Schools

Our History

Helping Ohio Students Succeed

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Grades Served

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Ohio Certified
Teachers specially trained in online learning

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Public School
Fully online with no tuition

Our mission

Ohio Connections Academy partners with families, students, and educators to provide a high quality and personalized online education that meets the individual needs of students and empowers them with the skills required for success in a changing world. 


See how the Ohio Connections Academy community strives for excellence. 

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The Ohio Connections Academy Experience

How Online Public School Can Lead Your Child to Success

Passionate Teachers

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

Meet Our Staff

Empowered Parents

As a Ohio 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 Ohio 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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