Ohio Connections Academy Ranked Among Nation's Best Online High Schools

Niche ranks online public charter school 4th Best Charter High School in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) –  Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) was recently ranked the nation’s 23rd best online high school by Niche. The online publication, which analyzes public data sets and reviews to produce comprehensive rankings and report cards also ranked OCA as the 4th Best Charter High School in Ohio.

To determine OCA’s ranking, reviewers considered a variety of factors including state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, and student reviews. Specifically, Niche gave Ohio Connections an overall grade of B with its teachers and college readiness earning a “B+” and overall academics a “B.”


Marie Hanna, Superintendent of Ohio Connections Academy attributed the school’s success to the dedication and hard work of its teachers but also by the determination and support of its students and parents.


“We are very proud of our program and proud of this recognition,” Hanna said. “This ranking validates the efforts of our teachers who provide a personalized and highly innovative education experience for our students so that they have the best opportunity for academic success.”


Ohio Connections Academy is a free, fully-online public charter school that students in grades K-12 attend from home. OCA delivers high-quality, personalized education for students that combines Ohio-certified teachers , a proven curriculum, as well as technology tools, and community experiences—online and in person—to create a supportive environment for children who want an individualized approach to education.


Enrollment for the Ohio Connections Academy 2017-2018 school year is currently open. Interested parents and students are encouraged to learn more at one of the many in-person or online information sessions offered by the school. Early enrollment is also encouraged, especially for families new to virtual school.


For more information about Niche.com and its best online schools ranking, visit: https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-online-high-schools/.