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How to Apply

Would you like an example of how human-centered design (HCD) works? We believe that applying to NEIA should be mutually engaging, informative, and enjoyable. You learn as much about yourself as you learn about our school. Like you, we value learning through doing, playing, connecting, and creating—so we place great importance on getting to know you and your passion through discovery (online or on campus). The entire admission process at NEIA is an extended conversation—full of questions, answers, reflections, and ideas.

How to Apply

  • STEP 1: Connect with us.
  • STEP 2: Begin your application.
  • STEP 3: Schedule an Interview
  • STEPS 4-6: Complete application portal items.
  • STEP 7: Submit any optional testing.
  • STEP 8: Duolingo for non-native speakers.
  • STEP 9: Pay the app fee.

 

Thank you for your interest in becoming a candidate for NEIA! We are pleased to share this wonderful community with you. All requirements for completing an application are outlined on this page. Questions? Contact the Admission Team at: hello@neiacademy.org

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IMPORTANT DATES:

October 6 –  Fall 2023 application opens (Join us for the application launch party!)
February 1 – Deadline for admission and financial aid applications
March 10 – Admission decision notification
April 10 – Enrollment contract and deposit due

STEP 1 – REQUEST INFORMATION AND CONNECT WITH US.

Learn more about New England Innovation Academy by reaching out to our enrollment team by email at hello@neiacademy.org, by phone at 508-205-4270, or by joining us on an upcoming middle or upper school tour. We will share a look at how human-centered design at NEIA makes learning engaging, challenging, and fun.

STEP 2 – BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION.

We value the experience of applying to a new school. We intend to make the process of applying fair to families and as seamless as possible. Keeping this in mind, we have designed a straightforward online application process. Get started on NEIA’s application portal. Please note that we also accept the Standard  Application Online

STEP 3 – SCHEDULE AN INTERVIEW.

At NEIA, we believe that your admission experience should be a learning opportunity: a mutual, candid, enlightening, and engaging discussion. We want to get to know you and encourage you to join us for a conversation. Schedule an Admission Interview today and plan for 30 minutes.

STEP 4 – COMPLETE YOUR FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION

Families requesting financial assistance should complete the Parent Financial Statement (PFS) for 2023-24 online in the SSS Portal.

Families will receive an individualized tuition plan with the admission decision.

STEP 5 – COMPLETE PARENT/GUARDIAN AND STUDENT STATEMENTS.

These statements are available in the application portal. Please review and submit your responses.

STEP 6 – COLLECT OR REQUEST ANY SCHOOL DOCUMENTS.

Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts or grade reports can be submitted within the application portal. Applicants to grades 6-9 should submit two years of documentation. Applicants to grades 10-12 should submit three years of documentation.
Teacher Recommendations: Applicants are required to submit two recommendations – one from an English teacher and one from a math teacher. The form will be sent directly to your recommender through the application portal.

STEP 7 – OPTIONAL TEST RESULTS.

NEIA is a test-optional school. You are welcome to submit any standardized testing with your application.

STEP 8 – DUOLINGO

Non-native English speakers are required to submit a Duolingo score.

STEP 9 – PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

$35 application fee for applications received by February 1.
$50 application fee for applications received after February 1.

PURSUE YOUR DREAMS AND SHAPE A BETTER WORLD

Join the next generation of innovators in grades 6-12. We’ll keep you informed of future events and updates. Fill out this form, register for our December 10 Special Saturday Tour, or schedule a middle school or upper school visit.