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What is Connect Academy?

Connect Academy is a K-8 virtual school that provides an innovative approach to instruction, blending together the best elements of on-campus schooling and online education to offer families a flexible environment that is student-centered and future-focused.
This unique design encourages students to explore PUSD curriculum with their interests and passions at the forefront, while becoming a community of creative, collaborative, and empowered learners.
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  •   District Communications

    Traditional Schools Begin:  Monday, August 18, 2021
    Non-Traditonal Schools (Valley) Begin: August 2, 2021

    2021-22 New Student Enrollment : 
    Please see our website for instructions regarding the 2021-2022 New Student Enrollment.

  •   Meet our Team

  •   Mission/Vision

    Our Vision:

    To offer families a future-focused and innovative option to empower world-class learners.

    Our Mission:

    To inspire strengths and passions as learners develop resilience, kindness, courage, and creativity through a flexible, digital learning experience.


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    Office Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm
    Director: Jill Halsey



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