Maine Online School Options


Online public school in Maine gives students a safe place to grow and thrive. With help from dedicated teachers, your child can start every day excited to learn. We provide well-rounded learning that helps students develop academically, socially, and emotionally. We work with families in Maine to create successful, engaged, and happy students who graduate from online school and go on to find a fulfilling career or college path.

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Is there a virtual middle school and high school Maine students can attend?


A great option for Maine online middle school and high school is Maine Connections Academy. At Maine Connections Academy, students can earn an official Maine diploma at graduation. And, in this online high school, Maine students are able to take honors and Advanced Placement®* courses to prepare them for success after they graduate.

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Frequently Asked Questions


The terms “virtual school” and “online school” are one and the same. No matter which term you use, Maine online school options are available for grades 7–12 throughout the state.

While it’s true that Maine virtual schools and homeschool are similar in that the learning is done at home, free homeschooling is quite different. Parents who choose traditional homeschooling have total responsibility for creating or buying their curriculum. They also serve as their child’s teacher, teaching lessons and grading student work. At an online school, students receive a state-approved curriculum taught by Maine-certified teachers.

No matter where you reside in the state, your student can receive an online education in Maine. Online school students can learn from home or anywhere with an internet connection. Wherever they are, students connect to their curriculum and teachers through an online learning portal. Virtual schools can deliver a high-quality education for grades 7–12, preparing your child for success.

At Maine Connections Academy, students may find a broader range of courses to choose from than what they find at a small brick-and-mortar school. High school students earn an official Maine diploma with the advantage of a more flexible learning schedule, which can empower them to arrange their daily schedule around sports, personal interests, family responsibilities, or part-time employment.

*Advanced Placement is a registered trademark of the College Board. Used with permission.

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