NLCA accepts students regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It does not discriminate in admissions policies, educational policies, athletic and other school administered programs. School officials determine grade level placements and teacher assignment. Priority for admissions to NLCA shall be as follows: To presently enrolled students To brothers and sisters of presently enrolled students To members of New Life Christian Center To new families An applicant for K4 must be 4 years old and completely potty trained, K5 must be 5 years old and for the first grade must be 6 years old on or before September 1st in the school year for which the student has applied. The student application for admission must be submitted along with the registration fees. The following guidelines are imposed: Academic testing to determine student readiness will be required. The school must have on file a Certificate of Immunization (IMM-50), or a Medical Exemption (IMM-51) form from the Alabama Department of Public Health or from the student’s physician by the first day of school. Documentation must show evidence of student(s) having received a second dose of measles vaccine. All vaccinations and immunizations must be kept active. A report card of the student’s previous term of work must be presented. A follow up call may be made to the student’s previous school and/or principal. All new students are subject to a nine-week probationary period. This period may be extended as needed. No student will be admitted if he/she is currently under suspension or expulsion or has ever been suspended or expelled. Each case will be carefully examined and is at the discretion of the administration. The parent/guardian of each student must have read the current year’s handbook and agree with the policies as defined. A signature is required to document the agreement, and the document will be kept in the student’s file. Final admission of all students shall be subject to the approval of the principal and the pastor. A student will not be accepted for enrollment if pregnant or sexual promiscuity is known. Please note that once admitted, students could be dismissed if derogatory records or information is received
Contact the school office to schedule an evaluation of your student. On this phone call, the staff member will assist you with completion of the
which can be found on the Admissions Forms section of our Forms page.
Bring your student to the school for the scheduled Evaluation time.
Pay the $25 evaluation fee.
Depending on your student's age, evaluations may take 30 minutes to an hour or more. You may request we schedule a school tour before, during, or after your student's evaluation.
Once your student has been evaluated, the evaluating teacher and the principal will confer.
An agreement will be reached regarding the status of your admission application. This status will be communicated to you as soon as possible, but this may take up to a few days. We make every effort to communicate quickly and clearly.
Upon acceptance to NLCA, you will be given the student application forms for enrollment. In the case of multiple students enrolling, one form must be completed for each student enrolling.
Additionally you will receive a BLUE Student Information card (ONE per student), and a
GREEN Financial Agreement card (ONE per family).
All forms must be completed and returned to the school office along with payment of all registration fees prior to enrollment. Once forms and registration fees have been received in the office, the student is officially enrolled in NLCA.
A Birth certificate and proof of immunization (or certificate of exemption) must be presented at this time as well.
Upon successful enrollment in NLCA, your family will be issued information regarding login and password information for Gradelink student information app which is available for parents of students in 1st - 8th grades.
A student is not enrolled until all steps have been completed, and we have received all completed paperwork as well as registration. Any book fees not paid by May 1 may delay the timely arrival of your student's books.
NLCA is a ministry of New Life Church. The Church provides classrooms, utilities,, equipment and other items necessary to the school's operation.
Tuition and fees are used as a supplement to the costs.
Please go to our Forms Page for the current Financial Policy, which lists all costs, including Tuition, Books and Fees for each grade, as well as listing our discounted rates for families with multiple children.