Prepare for a Bright Future!

Students throughout Texas are thriving at Texas Connections Academy (TCAH), a tuition-free online public school. Texas Connections Academy offers an alternative to homeschooling in Texas and still gives Texas students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.


A challenging 3-12 curriculum


Experienced and certified online teachers


Activities that connect online students


Events are great ways to learn more

Texas Online School Facts

  • Texas Connections Academy (TCAH) is a free public virtual school serving students in grades 3–12 throughout Texas.
  • Administrative Office is in Houston.
  • TCAH operates as an approved Houston Independent School District (HISD) campus charter and is accredited through HISD. (Connections Academy schools are supported by Connections Education LLC, which is accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED.)
  • Nearly 96% of Texas Connections Academy parents agree that the Connections Academy curriculum is high quality. View our parent survey results.
  • Download the School Profile for Texas Connections Academy
  • View the 2019-20 School Year Calendar

2019–20 School Year
Start: August 26, 2019 
End: May 29, 2020