Families throughout the state of Arizona can enroll students in any grade, from K to 12.
Arizona virtual public school is available to students in grades K–12 throughout the state. Arizona Connections Academy is:
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How much does Arizona online school cost?
Arizona online school students receive a complete education at no cost. There are no material fees and no tuition charges.
Is online school in Arizona a public school?
Yes! Online school is a public school option for Arizona families.
What is included in the Arizona online school curriculum?
Whether your child is entering elementary, middle, or high school, your virtual school student will have a complete lineup of courses that meet Arizona’s state and local education standards. Online school students study reading, math, English language arts, science, and social studies. Your student can also choose from a wide selection of online clubs, activities, and electives to expand their learning and socialize in a safe online setting.
What can my family expect from online school in Arizona?
Like their traditional school peers, online school students in Arizona take courses and interact with peers, teachers, and other school staff. They just do all this from the safety and comfort of home, using our online learning portal.
Parents or other caregivers play an important role in online school. They support the learning day by keeping their students motivated, accountable, and on track to succeed.
And because lessons take place online, students and families have more freedom to set a schedule that works for their family. As long as students finish lessons and coursework on time, they have more room in the day to pursue their individual skills and interests.
How is online school in Arizona different than homeschool?
Arizona online school students learn at home—just like homeschooled students. But as a parent of a virtual school student, you’ll have the support of an approved and complete curriculum and caring, qualified teachers. This means that while you’ll be deeply involved in your student’s education, you won’t carry all the pressure of providing a well-balanced education on your own. So you can rest assured that your child is receiving a solid education that prepares them for college, career, or wherever the future may lead.
Can students in elementary school start in Arizona virtual school?
Online elementary school in Arizona starts in kindergarten and goes through fifth grade, and focuses on helping students young students learn the basics, acquire study skills, master social and emotional skills, and develop a love of learning that will last a lifetime.
Do Arizona high school students get a diploma when they graduate from school online?
Yes! Online high school students in Arizona who graduate receive a diploma. Like graduates from traditional brick-and-mortar schools, online high school graduates can then go on to college or jump into a career.
What are the graduation requirements for Arizona online high school students?
Students must successfully earn a minimum of 22 1/2 credits and take part in the state-mandated Education and Career Action Plan to graduate. In addition, students must pass the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization civics exam (House Bill 2064).
Can my student transfer to online middle school in Arizona?
Students can transfer to online middle school. Learning at home gives Arizona middle school students the time and space to focus on their studies, away from typical classroom distractions and peers.
*Arizona Connections Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED.