About North Education Center Academy (NECA)
NECA is an Area Learning Center that supports the needs of students who are at risk of dropping out of high school due to truancy, homelessness, parenting, or lack of academic progress. NECA is a credit based academic program serving high school students as well as a limited number of 7th and 8th grade students. NECA provides tokens for students who live more than 1 mile away and have no other way to get to school.
NECA offers high school diploma classes that meet the standard state requirements as well as courses in work experience, parenting, art, and personal finance.
NECA conducts academic assessments to create educational plans that address each student's needs.
Related course work in career exploration and employment training focuses on meeting lifelong objectives.
Parent instruction classes are required of all pregnant and parenting teens.
NECA offers many exploratory activities including art classes; speakers on a wide rangeof relevant life-issues; field trips; and access to educational materials/resources.