Ohio Online School Performance

Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) is a fully accredited public online K–12 school available to students anywhere in the state of Ohio. OCA is continually recognized by the Ohio Department of Education for achieving academic excellence.

Students Statistics

  • In the 2016–17 school year*, Ohio Connections Academy enrolled 3,599 students:
    • 1,003 students in grades K–5
    • 922 students in grades 6–8
    • 1,674 students in grades 9–12
  • Students who attend OCA for all four years of high school graduate at a rate of 95%.

* Enrollment data taken from October 2016.

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Success at Ohio Connections Academy


Read below to learn just some of the benefits students receive by attending school online at OCA.

  • Ohio Connections Academy is the top performing statewide virtual school in Ohio. Student proficiency scores exceed the other statewide eSchools, as well as the eight largest school districts in Ohio. Our Performance Index Score compares well to both charter and traditional districts.
  • OCA offers a comprehensive high school program that includes 16 Advanced Placement®** courses and 16 Honors courses. Our students have the ability to participate in Ohio’s College Credit Plus program and in Career Technical Education (CTE) courses.
  • Ohio Connections Academy offers a variety of clubs and activities for students to join and connect with each other.
  • Graduating classes from 2015, 2016, and 2017 earned 7 million dollars in scholarship awards to public and private colleges and universities in Ohio and across the nation.
  • OCA recently produced two semifinalists in The National Merit® Scholarship Program.

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** AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

About Our Staff

Our teaching staff consists of passionate professionals who care about student success. OCA teachers are highly qualified and 60% of our staff hold advanced degrees.

Hear from Our Teachers

Parent Approval

Though the reasons why our families enroll in online school may differ, all of our OCA students receive a superior education, customized to their needs. OCA parents recognize and appreciate the attention students receive from their teachers, and often recommend the program to other families.

Read More about What Parents Are Saying

Overall Achievement

Ohio Connections Academy is consistently receiving recognition for our achievements as a virtual school. Take a look at some of the accomplishments of OCA:

In the News!

2013 OCA alumna and Fulbright Scholarship recipient Alex LeViness discusses how her online school teachers inspired her. Learn more in this Columbus Dispatch letter to the editor.