What You Need to Know AboutTennessee Connections Academy

 
When you enroll your child in Tennessee Connections Academy, we’ll expand the ways they can learn. Discover what it’s like to be part of an online public school that helps students go further in life.
Our School
 

Putting Students on the Right Path

Education is a journey. Learn how we help students find their way forward, no matter where they are now.

About Our School
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Our People
 

Here for You, Every Day

Derek Sanborn has led Tennessee Connections Academy, working with our amazing teachers, staff and counselors to support each and every student throughout their educational journey. Whatever a student needs to keep moving forward, Mr. Sanborn and his team are here to lend a hand. And a smile.

Meet Our Staff
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What It Costs
 

Tuition-Free Education for Students in Grades K-12

If you’re a Tennessee resident, your child can attend our online public school for free. The only costs for families are school supplies and optional field trips.

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Our Calendar
 

Setting the Pace for the Learning Journey

Every year, we design our school calendar to fit the lives of our students and their families, providing a great balance between school days and holidays.

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In the News
 

Telling Our Stories and Celebrating Success

With so many Tennessee Connection Academy students, graduates, teachers and staff making a difference, there’s often news to share. See what our community is up to.

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