Tumwater, Wash. (Nov. 10, 2022) – Washington Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school serving students statewide in grades K-12, has been named a 2022 Cognia School of Distinction for excellence in education. Considered the gold standard in academic accreditation, this recognizes a commitment to continuous improvement and service to students, an honor extended to the top 5% of schools worldwide each evaluation cycle.
“We are thrilled to be included in this list of exceptional institutions and honored to receive this remarkable recognition,” said Jenn Francis, executive director of Washington Connections Academy. “Since we first welcomed students in 2016, we have focused on the development and refinement of our approach to online learning, with a commitment to curating a uniquely individualized virtual learning program that offers a complete public school experience. Washington Connections Academy is proud to focus not only on academics, but also encouraging students to build fundamental life skills as well.”
Accreditation from Cognia, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for school districts and education service providers, is a valuable mark of distinction recognized around the world. Each year, Cognia identifies schools that meet rigorous standards in education and stand out in their service to learners, focused on productive learning environments, equitable resource allocation that meets the needs of learners and effective leadership.
Washington Connections Academy’s network of schools helps students thrive in the world that lies ahead, offering students in grades K–12 a safe, engaging environment that is personalized to meet a student’s individual needs. From learning about core concepts to using their new knowledge to fuel their creativity, Washington Connections Academy gives every student the chance to pursue their passions and prepare for the future by bringing public school and online learning together in a way that works for students and their families.
For more information on Washington Connections Academy schools, please visit https://www.washingtonconnectionsacademy.com or call 1-800-382-6010.