NECA Night Information Session Dates and Locations:
Wednesday, October 17 starting 6:00pm at Roton Middle SchoolWednesday, October 24 starting 6:00pm at Ponus Ridge Middle SchoolWednesday, November 7 starting 6:00pm at Nathan Hale Middle SchoolWednesday, November 14 starting 6:00pm at West Rocks Middle School
Scholars who graduate from NECA will earn both a high school diploma and an associate in applied science degree in Mobile Programming or Software Engineering. NECA is part of the Norwalk Public School system, open to all Norwalk students, at no cost to students and their families.
Admission is determined via lottery. There are no tests required for admission. For more information about NECA, contact us at 203-838-4481 ext. 13150 or via email at NECA@norwalkps.org.
How Do I Apply for Admission? . Complete the online application. . Supplemental forms (English and math teacher recommendation forms and School Counselor Recommendation form) must be submitted to the middle school teachers and counselor. The completed recommendation forms will be forwarded to NECA by the middle school counselor.
Paper applications are available to families without online access; contact the NECA office to have an application mailed to your home. Completed paper applications can be mailed to NECA Admissions, Norwalk Early College Academy, 23 Calvin Murphy Drive, Norwalk, CT 06851, emailed to NECA@norwalkps.org, or faxed to 203-682-4305.
NECA Entrance Requirements• Norwalk Residency• Completed application with all supporting documents• English and Math teacher Recommendations• School Counselor Recommendation and Report Cards - Current 8th Grade Report Card for Q1 - 7th Grade Final Report Card
Who Can Attend? NECA is open to all Norwalk scholars at no cost to scholars and their families. For the 2019-2020 school year, 100 grade 9 scholars will be admitted by lottery. Applicants must...1) be in good academic standing (no final grades of D or F)2) have attended school regularly (no chronic absenteeism or tardiness)3) be interested in studying computer science at NCC; degree offerings include Web Development, Mobile Programming and Software Engineering4) have ability in math (degrees require college intermediate algebra, college algebra, college pre-calculus and college calculus)5) agree to participate in IBM-related events and site visits6) must be entering 9th grade in September 2019 and be a Norwalk resident