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North Point Academy

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Welcome Back to School!

We are looking forward to starting the 2022-2023 school year. All student appointment days, times, and assigned teachers will be visable HERE no later than Friday 8/12/2022. As soon as that is ready and published, Principal Hughes will be sending out an "all call."
Please see the NPA Welcome Communication  - In this communication, you will find:
  • Welcome video - From School Counselor regarding the opening of the 22-23 school year.
  • What to expect at the first and second meetings - Video
  • Assignment Sheet #1 basics
  • About the NPA Orientation for students
  • Communication @ NPA
  • Invitation to NPA's Site Council - parent rep needed
  • School Counseling at NPA
  • Campus Tour
Other helpful links:

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Frequently Asked Questions About the First Week of School:

Q:  How do students know who their assigned teacher is?
A:  As soon as we are able, there will be a link on this home page to click This will provide a list with the assigned teacher's name, the scheduled appointment day and time, and the classroom assignment. Check back Friday 8/12/22.
Q: Do all students attend on the first day of school on 8/16/2022?
A. No. Only the assigned Tuesday students attend on Tuesday 8/16/2022. See the Welcome back to school communication.
Q:  When do students choose their classes?
A:  Students will choose their classes at their second appointment with their teacher.  Your counselor has already made recommendations, there is no need to meet with her to choose your classes. 
Q:  How do students get a Chromebook?
A:  All students will be issued a Chromebook after their first appointment in the first week of school. A form will be given with the Chromebook which must be returned and signed in week 2.
Q:  Are parents required to come to the first appointment?
A:  Parents/guardians are always welcome at any appointment but new for this year, we need them at the SECOND appointment to sign paperwork.
Q:  Where do North Point Academy students/parents park?
A:   Students and parents may park at the First Baptist Church parking lot on Ridge Road.  

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NPA is a small, nurturing, independent study, high school program in Nevada County

North Point Academy, located near Nevada Union High School, offers the best of all educational worlds. NPA is a small nurturing environment catered to your student’s needs. NPA is a flexible independent study program with 1:1 instruction and access to most opportunities NJUHSD has to offer.  We are open five days a week with a student center staffed by a credentialed teacher for tutoring and a computer lab open for individual workspace.
College Prep and Career Ready
Students may design their schedules to permit them to take Sierra College courses or work at a job or internship. NPA’s extensive course catalog includes 15 Advanced Placement/Honors courses, 60+ A-G college prep courses, a variety of noncollege prep options, as well as options for students needing special education support.
Our students say they feel safe and supported
North Point Academy is ranked within the top 12% of similar schools in the state of California for school climate report card. According to the California Healthy Kids Data students at North Point Academy feel safe, cared about, and held to high standards. NPA is open for enrollment any time during the school year.

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