South Carolina Connections Academy

220 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 403, Columbia, SC 29210 | (803) 212-4712
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,800
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School Description

South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA) provides a new form of public school that students can attend from home.

This unique program combines

·         the expertise and accountability of publicly funded education,

·         strong parental involvement,

·         and the flexibility of online classes.

Tuition-free Public School for Grades K–12

Connections Academy launched a school in South Carolina in 2008–09 under contract to the South Carolina Connections Academy Charter School. SCCA is South Carolina's very first virtual charter school, authorized by the new South Carolina Public Charter School District. The school serves students in grades K–12 from anywhere in South Carolina.

Parents pay no tuition for students to attend SCCA. Students are considered to be enrolled in a public school.

Materials Provided by the School

·         South Carolina-certified teachers,

·         textbooks and other curriculum materials,

·         and online resources, such as movies and encyclopedias.


Connections Academy is accredited by The Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA).

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,800
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 30.0
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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