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2016-17 Admission to Norwalk Early College Academy

Information Sessions Scheduled for Norwalk Early College Academy
Posted on 11/04/2015
This is the image for the news article titled Information Sessions Scheduled for Norwalk Early College AcademyApplications are now available for admission to Norwalk Early College Academy (NECA) for the 2016-17 school year.

Information sessions for 8th grade students and their families will be held on Tuesday, November 10 or Tuesday, December 8 from 6:30 to 8pm at Norwalk High School.

The first 9-14 academy in the state of Connecticut, NECA is a partnership between Norwalk Public Schools, Norwalk Community College and IBM.  Norwalk Early College Academy students have an opportunity to earn both a high school diploma and a college degree in as little as four years. 

Admission is open to all Norwalk residents at no cost to students and their families. Admission is by application only and students are admitted through a lottery; there are no tests or screening required for admission. 

Who should consider NECA? Students who are: 
  • Dedicated and hardworking learners ready to embrace the challenges of school, college and career

  • Interested in computers, math and science

  • Eager to learn the skills needed to succeed in highly competitive technology industries

  • Able to attend a freshman academy during the summer before high school

  • Excited to participate in extended school day and summer programs.

  • Willing to intern at IBM and other major companies.

Click here for more:  2016-17 NECA Information Sessions

For the NECA background click here: Norwalk Early College Academy Background

To learn more about Norwalk Early College Academy, attend an information session or contact Karen Amaker, Director, at 201-838-4481, ext. 13150.