• Engaging curriculum designed by online learning experts
  • Teachers who build connections with every student
  • Expansive range of courses for all types of learners

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New Mexico-certified teachers specially trained in online learning

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Why Learn Online

Leading New Mexico Students Forward

New Mexico Connections Academy is a great choice for students who want to:
  • Find a more flexible learning schedule
  • Pursue a passion like youth athletics, the arts and more
  • Take academically advanced and college preparatory classes
  • Receive specialized support to help with learning challenges
  • Gain real-world career and technical skills
  • Attend school in a safe and supportive learning environment
  • Find a public school alternative to homeschooling
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Expanding the Ways Students Learn

From dreamers to doers to students striving for college and those needing extra support, every student can find a place at New Mexico Connections Academy. No matter how your child learns best, we’ll help them gain the knowledge and build the life skills they need to prepare for a changing world—and reach their biggest goals.

Students can receive the use of a laptop at no cost while attending New Mexico Connections Academy.  One laptop per household upon request.


Putting Your Child on the Right Learning Path

​Our students come from all over New Mexico with all kinds of passions, hopes, wants and needs—and they’ve all found an online public school that works for who they are. When you enroll your child with us, we’ll partner with you to ensure your child can learn in the way that’s right for them. No matter where they are now, or where they hope to go. 

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Individualized learning plans that fit each student’s needs

We review every student’s background and learning needs and put together a plan that nurtures their passions and helps them overcome their challenges. As they progress, we adjust their plan to meet their changing needs. 

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One-on-one support

Our teachers make sure students are thriving and are quick to act whenever any student struggles. Whether a student needs additional resources, time with a counselor or one-on-one instruction, they’ll receive the right support. 

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Caring teachers eager to collaborate

Every New Mexico Connections Academy teacher is specially trained in online education and state certified. Whatever a student’s particular needs, our teachers work with them to ensure they can succeed in school and in the real world. 

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Parents as partners

As your child’s Learning Coach, you will be there to support their learning and celebrate their successes. And we’ll be right by your side, ensuring you have the resources you need. 

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Socializing with friends online and in-person

From Live Lesson® classes to virtual clubs and voluntary in-person field trips, your child will have plenty of opportunity to meet and make friends with other students. 


Making a Difference for Families


Of parents would recommend Connections Academy.


Of parents are satisfied with the helpfullness of their child's Connections Academy teacher.


Of parents agree the Connections Academy curriculum is high-quality.

*Based on the 2023 Parent Satisfaction Survey.

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