Welcome to North Education Center Academy!

5530 Zealand Ave N, New Hope, MN 55428

Phone Number: 763-550-3100

North Education Center Academy (NECA) is an alternative high school for students who are determined to earn their diploma on-time. We serve students in grades 9-12, up to age 21.


NECA is a credit-based program that offers:

    • High school diploma classes that meet the standard state requirements
    • Courses in work experience, parenting, art, and personal finance
    • Career exploration and employment training
    • Exploratory activities including art classes, speakers on a wide range of relevant life-issues, field trips, and access to educational materials/resources
    • Classes for English Learner students

What makes us different?

NECA works with students at their skill level to help them build confidence in their abilities.

    • Small class sizes and greater individual attention
    • Project-based learning
    • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Enroll Here!

Any questions? Contact:

Tara Gonia; tagonia@district287.org, 763-550-7239

NECA Fax: 763-746-8030


Coming Soon

Contact Information

Assistant Principal: Tara Gonia; tagonia@district287.org, 763-550-7239

Administration Support: - TBD

Social Worker:  Jamie Anderson; jmanderson@district287.org 763-253-4882

Counselor: Michelle Christenson; machristenson@district287.org 763-550-3107

School Psychologist: Dr. Maureen Cooper; mmcooper@district287.org 763-253-4889

Mental Health Support: Peoples Inc.

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