“Connections Academy offers a tremendous opportunity for Niya to speed up or slow down her course curricula to ensure she comprehends and learns.”— Niya’s dad

Niya Randolph

Elementary School Student


“I love Connections Academy because of the flexibility. Also, I have been very pleased with teacher/student interaction. The teachers are available and helpful."

Allison Keen

High School Student


“I like the flexible schedule because I can stay home, work at my own pace, and get help from my great teachers when I need it.”

Devon Kisfalvi

Middle School Student


“Connections Academy definitely teaches me a lot about gaining independence, being self-reliant, and time management and organization.”

Justin Myrick

High School Student

Free Public Virtual School in New Mexico

Students throughout New Mexico have the opportunity to thrive at Pecos Connections Academy (PCA), a tuition-free public online school. PCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with an online curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. PCA serves students in grades K–10. The school will add one grade per year, ultimately serving students in grades K–12.

PCA will help each student maximize his or her potential through a uniquely individualized learning program featuring:

  • A challenging curriculum developed by leading education experts
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff
  • Curriculum materials needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment

What Is A Virtual School? The Benefits of Online Learning

Get a comprehensive overview of the virtual school experience at Connections Academy schools, including K–12 online curriculum, online education technology, teachers, school community, and socialization opportunities.

Welcome to Pecos Connections Academy

PCA is not just a virtual charter school. It's a tight-knit 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
  • Dozens of clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth
  • Dedicated and highly qualified teachers
  • An involved community of students and their families

Our Mission

The mission of Pecos Connections Academy is to create a personalized, student-centered approach to learning. This approach unites online learning with New Mexico-certified teachers resulting in scholastic and personal success for students statewide.

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