MTS Minnesota Connections Academy


Description: MTS Minnesota Connections Academy is operated in partnership with Minnesota Transitions School. MTSMCA gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. The mission of MTSMCA is to help each student maximize his or her potential and to meet the highest performance standards through a uniquely individualized online learning program by:

  • A challenging, K–12 curriculum developed by leading education experts.
  • Instruction from state-certified teachers experienced in online instruction.
  • Support from trained counselors, principals, and administrative staff.
  • Free textbooks, materials, and all the online resources and software needed to become part of a vibrant virtual classroom.
  • Loaned computer equipment and Internet subsidies for students in grades 6–12 needed to participate in a dynamic online learning environment. (See Technology section for full details.)

MTSMCA is not just a fully-accredited Minnesota virtual school. It’s a tight knit school community offering all the services and resources needed to create a well-rounded student experience with:

  • Volunteer opportunities that connect students to one another and their communities.
  • Field trips that give students and families the opportunity to learn together and make new friends.
  • A wide range of Clubs and activities that foster social development and academic growth.
  • An involved community of students and their families.
  • A computer lab in our Minneapolis teaching center where students and teachers can collaborate on projects.

Grade level: MTSMCA serves students who reside throughout Minnesota in grades K–12.

Costs: MTSMCA is an tuition-free online public charter school

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Information subject to change. Please check with MTS Minnesota Connections Academy for the most current information. Last updated on Mon, Apr 14, 2014.