"In an online setting, I actually get to know the students and their families much better because when there is a problem, we all work together on a solution."

Ms. Hussey

Middle School Teacher


"Learning is made fun and easy to understand at OCA."

Sumeera Murad

High School Student


"I love being able to give my children the opportunity to succeed with OCA!."

Vicki Baker

OCA Parent


"OCA is a great program for flexibility, growth, and for unconventional learners who don't fit into the bricks-and-mortar schools."

Matthew Shiflet

OCA Graduate

Free Ohio Online School for K–12 Grades

Students throughout Ohio are thriving at Ohio Connections Academy (OCA), a tuition-free public online school that gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards and offers:

  • An education from the number one ranked eSchool in Ohio
  • A challenging K–12 curriculum developed by leading education experts
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction and deemed Highly Qualified by the state of Ohio
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff
  • Curriculum materials and computer equipment (including a subsidy for Internet service) needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment

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Learn More About Our K–12 Ohio Online School

At Ohio Connections Academy, a virtual school in Ohio, our students experience a quality education through the power of online learning.

Welcome to Ohio Connections Academy Online School

Ohio Connections Academy is not just a fully accredited online school in Ohio. It’s a tight-knit school community offering all the services and resources that create a well-rounded student experience. Some of these are as follows:

  • Study Table, an online group tutoring program where teachers help students
  • Math Open Sessions, which is a weekly LiveLesson® session where high school math teachers are available to answer questions for high school students
  • Student clubs that foster social development and academic growth—from our middle school book club to poetry readings to robotics club and more
  • Dozens of local and regional field trips that bring classroom lessons to life
  • Teaching centers in the Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland areas
  • An involved community of students and their families

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.

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