WHAT: New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy (NOMMA), a public charter school adjacent to the Marine Forces Reserve national headquarters in Federal City, will return to school for the 2019-20 school year. It is the only public charter of its kind in the metro area. The following activities provide a colorful and unique back-to-school visual and message. This is the first year the school has expanded by adding an 8thgrade.
WHEN: August 5-7: Cadet orientation
Monday, August 5: New Cadet Uniform Issue, 7:45am to 3:05
Wednesday, August 7: Formation Initial Inspections will be held throughout the afternoon from Noon-3pm
August 12: First day of school for students (grades 8-12) 7:35am to 3:05pm
Please contact Heather at firstname.lastname@example.org or (504) 289-0499 if you would like to visit the school on one of these dates.
WHERE: New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy
425 O'Bannon St., NOLA 70114, in Algiers
NOMMA’s high quality academic program has a 100 percent student body participation in the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC), and was designated as a Naval Honor School due to superior performance of its MCJROTC program. NOMMA has a rigorous college preparatory curriculum and also offers career and technical training.
It is one of the top open-enrollment public high schools in the four-parish metropolitan area with a graduation rate over 95 percent. NOMMA exceeded both the city and state averages for ACT scores, End-of-Course (EOC) exams, and LEAP 2025 assessments and was recognized by the Louisiana Department of Education as a Top Gains Honoree for consistently demonstrating exceptional student progress.
NOMMA is open to all students in the Greater New Orleans metro area. Any student can apply for 8-11 grade at NOMMA through enrollnola.org with priority given to military dependents in the greater New Orleans area. For more information call (504) 227-3810 or go to www.nomma.net