Our Tennessee Online School
K–12 Online School from Home
Tennessee Connections Academy is a tuition-free, K–12 online public school that students attend from home. Tennessee Connections Academy brings a fully accredited public-school education directly to your family’s door—anywhere in Tennessee.
Tennessee Connections Academy’s community of schools is approved through the Tennessee Public Virtual Schools Act and the Tennessee Department of Education.
Delivering Online Education Across the State
The Tennessee Connections Academy community of schools was established to serve students throughout the state beginning in the 2019–2020 school year for students in grades K–12. Enrollment is open to students across the state. Connections Academy schools are supported by Connections Education LLC, dba Pearson Online & Blended Learning K–12 USA, to provide its educational program and other services.
The mission of Tennessee Connections Academy is to help each student maximize his or her potential and meet the highest performance standards though a uniquely individualized learning program.
The Tennessee Connections Academy Virtual School Experience
We share a common goal with parents: to ensure that students become productive, successful, and confident adults. Tennessee Connections Academy’s full-time virtual school program helps students build on their individual strengths and interests in a setting that is both safe and connected to a larger community.
Below are a few of the driving forces behind this unique approach:
Free Education, Outstanding Curriculum
At Tennessee, students receive a great public online education at no charge. There are no materials fees and no tuition charges. Our K–12 virtual school classes meet and exceed all national and state standards while also integrating the best texts, materials, and resources available to create a curriculum that keeps students engaged in new and creative ways.
The teachers are the foundation of the Tennessee Connections Academy experience. They are talented, passionate, certified, and specially trained to excel in online teaching. Teachers are drawn to our virtual school in Tennessee because they care about kids and believe that personalized one-on-one instruction really works.