High-quality K-12 online public school starts its second year on the heels of receiving high marks on Parent Satisfaction Survey
SUMMERVILLE, S.C., Aug. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Students across the state logged on to their computers for their first day of the 2022-2023 school year at Lowcountry Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 across South Carolina. Starting its second-ever school year, Lowcountry Connections Academy currently serves roughly 350 students statewide.
Lowcountry Connections Academy provides students with the continuous support of highly-trained teachers and a curriculum that focuses on both academics and helping to build fundamental life skills. This combination fosters the confidence students need to thrive in a changing world. The school's teachers are specially trained to bring their skills and personality to the virtual classroom and emphasize the importance of fostering meaningful connections with students and their families. Learning plans are flexible and can be uniquely tailored based on a student's specific needs.
"We are so proud to offer South Carolina students and families another year of high-quality virtual education," said GeRita Connor, principal of Lowcountry Connections Academy. "We look forward to welcoming new and returning faces to our learning community as we continue preparing our students for success in the classroom and beyond."
Students head back to school on the heels of the school's recently released 2021-2022 Parent Satisfaction Survey, which provides families with the opportunity to review their experience with Lowcountry Connections Academy. According to the survey results:
- - 96% of parents agree their children are satisfied with the program
- - 95% of parents agree their children are making good progress
- - 95% of parents agree that our technology tools improve their child's learning experience
- - 95% of parents agree that the curriculum is high quality
- - 96% of parents agree that the teachers improve the learning experience
With a flexible learning environment, Lowcountry Connections Academy students are offered a more individualized approach to learning with unique courses that go beyond academics and help develop life skills to prepare students for life after school. Lowcountry Connections Academy students represent a diversity of backgrounds and education histories, ranging from those who are academically ahead or struggling in another school setting to those who experience health challenges or bullying. The flexible scheduling of the learning-at-home model, combined with an abundance of advanced courses and extracurricular activities allows students to take ownership of both their unique education and personal journeys.
Enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year is still open. Families interested in Lowcountry Connections Academy's flexible virtual learning approach are encouraged to attend an online information session to learn more, ask questions and discover if virtual school is the right fit for their student.
For more information on Lowcountry Connections Academy, please visit https://www.lowcountryconnectionsacademy.com or call 1-800-382-6010.
About Lowcountry Connections Academy
Lowcountry Connections Academy is a unique, tuition-free, online public school that serves students in grades K-12 across South Carolina. Lowcountry Connections Academy offers a high-quality educational experience that keeps students motivated and engaged in a safe, virtual learning environment. In addition to academics, teachers focus on emotional well-being and social development, working closely with families to help students learn how they learn best. Here, students gain the skills and confidence they need to direct their own educational journey, learning to thrive in the real world by first learning how to be resourceful and resilient. For more information, visit https://www.lowcountryconnectionsacademy.com or call 1-800-382-6010.
Tricia Dutton, Lowcountry Connections Academy, 619-342-9392, [email protected]
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