Great River Connections Academy

Great River Connections Academy (GRCA) is a tuition-free public online school that gives students the flexibility to learn at home. GRCA serves students in grades K–12.

Great River Connections Academy will help each student maximize his or her potential through a uniquely individualized learning program, featuring:

  • A rigorous proven curriculum that is aligned to Ohio and national standards
  • A course catalog with hundreds of choices, including numerous electives and extracurricular programs to help students develop critical-thinking skills, global awareness, and technology fluency essential for success in the 21st century
  • Caring certified teachers and school leaders who use student performance data to guide day-to-day instructional decisions
  • Flexible scheduling for students who are involved in sports or other activities, who travel frequently, or who would like more family time

What Is Virtual School?

Get a quick overview of our award-winning curriculum, caring teachers, technology, and socialization opportunities.

Welcome to Great River Connections Academy

GRCA is a welcoming virtual school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience, with:

  • Field trips and social events that help students connect to one another, their communities, and their lessons
  • Clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth
  • Dedicated teachers with excellent credentials
  • An involved community of students and their families.

An Experienced Partner

To deliver an excellent education, the school’s governing board selected Connections Academy®, a nationally recognized online learning provider. Connections Academy has achieved long-term success with Ohio students through Ohio Connections Academy (OCA), which was established in 2003 and has been consistently one of the state’s highest performing K–12 virtual schools.

Though this partnership, Great River Connections Academy has access to the award-winning curriculum and resources, proven methods and unmatched experience of a leader in online schooling. School leaders and faculty in both schools, will have the opportunity to collaborate and share best practices.

Our Mission

GRCA’s mission is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized learning program.

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