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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.


  •   Connect Academy Enrollment Update

    Thank you for inquiring about Connect Academy, an independent study program that values a future focused culture, fueled by passion, inspiration and personalization. 
    If you are inquiring about enrollment, we are not taking new enrollments at this time.  If you are interested in enrolling in late January, please email beginning Monday, January 24, 2021 requesting enrollment information, and you will be sent a Google Form to complete. All enrollment is based on seat availability.

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  •   Informational-Meeting

    -Connect Academy Family Information slide deck from 6/29/2021:
    June 29, 2021-1st Informational Collaboration
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  •   Meet our Team


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



    We value a future-focused culture fueled by passion, inspiration, personalization, and inquiry.  

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