New Student Enrollment

Connect Academy, a future-focused and innovative hybrid school that blends the best of on-campus schooling (such as hands-on labs, book clubs, science hikes, field trips, and more!) with live virtual instruction, to offer students and families a flexible and supportive learning experience. Our independent study program values a community and relationship driven culture, fueled by students’ passion, inspiration, and personalization…and best of all, it’s available closer to home! 


Connect Academy offers two pathways, one for elementary students and one for middle school students:

Elementary Learning Pathway

  • Connect Academy (K-5 Hybrid Online and In-Person) with an introduction to computer science

    • The learning experience offers daily teacher facilitated instruction and weekly optional in-person opportunities. 

Middle School Learning Pathway 

  • Connect Academy (6-8 Hybrid Online and In-Person) with a computer science curriculum integration

    • The learning experience offers teacher facilitated instruction 3-5 times per week as well as weekly optional in-person opportunities. 


Check out this video to learn more about the Connect Academy experience or read about us in this news article!


If you are interested in learning more about Connect Academy, please visit our website and/or email your questions to


You can enroll by completing the 2022-23 enrollment form here:

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