Bring School to Life

Students throughout New Mexico are thriving at Pecos Connections Academy (PCA), a tuition-free online public school. PCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.


A challenging K-11 curriculum


Experienced and certified online teachers


Activities that connect online students


Events are great ways to learn more

School Facts

  • Pecos Connections Academy (PCA) is a free online public school serving students in grades K–11. The school will add one grade per year until serving students in grades K–12.
  • Serves students throughout New Mexico.
  • Pecos Connections Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED.
  • Nearly 95% of parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for Pecos Connections Academy
  • School Approval: Approved to open for the 2016–17 school year by the Carlsbad Municipal School District.
  • View the 2019-20 School Year Calendar

2019–20 School Year
Start: August 12, 2019
End: May 22, 2020