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High School Courses

Students who enroll in online high school classes* at Connections Academy get the flexibility and support they need to succeed in every facet of their lives. The 9–12 education features core curriculum courses including, high school science, math, English, and social studies. Electives in varied topics such as digital photography, marine science, game design, and world languages encourage students to explore and grow to become well-rounded individuals. Honors and Advanced Placement®** courses provide the challenge needed for college preparation. In some states, early college credit is available. Students can also prepare for the future by joining college and career clubs.

Each student follows a personalized learning plan and has access to school counselors who help promote academic achievement and personal development.


* The Connections Academy online high school program is not available in all states.

** AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.

Preparing for College

College and Career Planning

To make sure that the graduating class of seniors is well prepared for the transition out of virtual high school and is aware of the graduation requirements, Connections Academy provides:

  • Access to a full-time certified school counselor
  • Assistance creating a four-year academic plan
  • College and career planning, including:
    • Guidance in finding appropriate college or career opportunities
    • College application process LiveLesson® online workshops, including information on local colleges/universities
    • Financial aid and scholarship LiveLesson® online workshops
    • Free access to college admissions test preparation virtual courses and information about test dates, locations, etc.
    • Official transcripts
  • Additional extracurricular activities such as Career Club and Debate Club
  • Career Technical Education (CTE) courses, which allow students to combine both college preparation and workforce skills development into one customized education program. CTE courses encourage students to explore and prepare for careers in finance, marketing, psychology, criminal justice, and more.

To learn more about Connections Academy’s online high school courses and electives, take a look at the courses and course descriptions below. Find out what it’s like to learn at a Connections Academy school by checking out our sample lessons.

The courses and materials provided vary by school. Some textbooks are available in online format only.



The online third grade curriculum is structured to help students master material in preparation for high school.




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