Admission Procedures & Policies
Requirements for Enrollment
Pre-K – 4 yrs. old by September 1
Kindergarten – 5 yrs. old by September 1
1st Grade – 6 yrs old by September 1and successful completion of Kindergarten
The minimum time required to complete the admission process is one week for students in pre-kindergarten through fourth grade and two weeks for students seeking admission to fith through twelfth grade.
In the event that an incoming senior wishes to transfer to NCA from a local school or home schooling program, the applicant will be required to meet all minimum criteria for admission. Further, once all steps in the application process are completed, the Board of Trustees must approve by a majority vote the admittance of the candidate.
apply for admission to NCA, one must complete and submit an Application
for Admission. You may complete an online application or a paper application may be obtained from the Admissions Office. Call 281-359-1090, x218. The following documents must be submitted to the admissions office::
- Current year and previous year report cards.
- Unofficial transcript for students entering grades 9-12.
of past achievement tests.
of any testing reports, if applicable.
- Current legal documents when custody rights have been established
by a court of law.
Students will not be considered by the admissions committee until all documents have been received.
Northeast Christian Academy admits students of any race, color,
national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs,
and activities generally accorded or made available to students
at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational
policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and
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Students entering Kindergarten and first grade are given a Developmental Readiness Test, administered
by a NCA Teacher. $50 testing fee due at time of testing.
Students entering second through fourth grade will take the Primary ISEE. This is an online test administered at NCA. Please contact admissions for further information. The cost for the online exam is paid directly to the testing company, ERB. Please visit http://www.iseetest.org for information about the exam.
Students entering fifth
through twelfth grade are given the ISEE test, scheduled
and administered through the Admissions Office. This test consists
of three parts: (1) Verbal & Quantitative Reasoning, which measures
capability for learning; (2) Reading Comprehension & Math, which
provides specific information about strengths and weaknesses in
those areas; and (3) an Essay section which is timed and written
in response to a prompt. ISEE charges a testing fee paid
directly to them if the test is scheduled during the posted registration
dates. Late registration (up to two weeks before the test date)
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for admission to NCA is subject to availability of class space.
Priority for acceptance is based on (1) children of staff members,
(2) siblings of current students, (3) children or siblings of alumni, and (4) all other new applicants. The
final admission decision will be made by an Admissions Committee
composed of administrators, faculty and staff. To
serve the best interest of the school, the Admissions Committee
reserves the right to deny admission to any student who is evaluated
mission is to work in conjunction with the home to mold students
to be Christ-like. On occasion, the atmosphere or conduct within
a particular home may be counter or in opposition to the Biblical
lifestyle the school teaches. This includes, but is not limited
to, sexual immorality, sexual orientation, or inability to support
the moral principles of the school. In such cases, the school reserves
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Once accepted, families must pay the enrollment fee and sign a tuition contract. Tuition may be paid in one of three ways: (1) One payment of full tuition; (2) Two payments (per semester); (3) Monthly payment (electronic draft).
New Students: Regardless of the payment option, all required tuition payments are due June 5. If payment is not received by June 11, NCA will be released from the obligation to guarantee your child's space for the upcoming school year. For those families choosing the two-pay option, the second tuition payment will be due December 5.
Re-enrolled Students: If current school year tuition has not been paid in full by May 11, NCA will be released from any obligation to guarantee your child's space for the upcoming school year and the re-enrollment fee will not be reimbursed.
Monthly payment option for new students: as stated above, the first tuition payment will be due on June 5th by electronic draft. The subsequent eleven monthly tuition payments will continue by electronic draft on the 5th day of each month through May 5. An EFT form (electronic funds transfer form) must be completed at the time the contract is signed and a voided check must be attached to the form.
All students enrolling at NCA after June 5: Tuition is due at the time the tuition contract is signed. The following choices are available for families that select the monthly payment option:
- Choice 1: Pay the enrollment fee and the monthly tuition rate through the 5th of the month the student is enrolling at the time the tuition contract is signed (by check or cash). Example: a student enrolling on July 25 for the upcoming school year will pay the enrollment fee and the monthly tuition payment for June and July at the time the tuition contract is signed. The monthly electronic draft in the amount shown on the Tuition and Fees Schedule will begin August 5 and continue on the 5th of each month through May 5.
- Choice 2: Pay the enrollment fee and one month's tuition at the time the tuition contract is signed (by check or cash. Divide the remaining annual tuition due by the number of months the electronic draft will be made. Example: the student enrolling on July 25 will pay the enrollment fee and the June monthly tuition payment by check or cash. The remaining tuition balance will be divided by 10 payments (August through May). The electronic draft in this amount will begin August 5 and continue on the 5th of each month through May 5.
Application, enrollment, re-enrollment and testing fees are non-refundable. Reimbursement of tuition is subject to the following: If a student(s) withdraw(s) for any reason after June 5, a refund will only be made for that portion of the amount paid to date that exceeds 15% of the total annual tuition under this contract.
designates funds for partial financial aid for each school year. The amount of funds available is limited and NCA is not in a position to grant all requests for financial aid. These funds will be awarded based on financial
need. Please visit our tuition and fees page for further information.
Visit Northeast Christian Academy
We respectfully request that you schedule an appointment to visit Northeast Christian Academy. Please contact our admissions office at 281-359-1090, x218 or email Admissions.
Join us for our next admissions event:
Warrior Preivew - Open House
Thursday, April 18
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tour the campus, visit classrooms, meet faculty and administration