Prospective Cadets

Step One: To better serve future students, we highly recommend that you complete our Pre Application form here: English Version / Spanish Version

Step Two: Complete the required OneApp application.

Step Three: Attend a - mandatory - open house.

All NOMMA Open Houses for the 2022-2023 school year will be held at the Algiers Auditorium in Federal City, 2485 Guadalcanal Street, New Orleans, LA, 70114.  Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. and close at 6:00 p.m. for all meetings.  No one will be permitted to enter the auditorium after the presentation has started.  A Spanish presentation will be available.  Open House dates are as follows: 

Tuesday April 26th, 2022
May date TBD 

Need Help? Reach out to us:
Front Office: 504.227.3810 // Email: // Come to the school at 425 O'Bannon St. New Orleans, La 70114

A MESSAGE FOR ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY FAMILIES:  We always have seats reserved at all times of the year for your 8-12 grader. Please contact us as soon as you know your child is ready to enroll at our school. 
Front Office: 504.227.3810 // Email:

Enrollment Process
To qualify for the lottery for a seat placement you must submit the One App application online at

Lottery Procedure
To obtain a seat at an Orleans Parish school you must apply through One App. Applicants are then placed by lottery into their school of choice.
Applicants who have parents in the Military or have a sibling currently attending Nomma have priority within the lottery.
One App will notify you as to which school your student has been placed. If you decide to decline the seat, you must submit the application again for second round.

Open House

Prospective applicants and parents are required to attend an Open House as an application eligibility criteria. Anyone arriving after 6:10PM will not be allowed to enter the Open House. A parent/guardian and prospective student must be in attendance, and the parent/guardian must bring a photo ID.

2020 Open Houses
As per Governor John Bel Edwards' proclamation, beginning on Monday, March 16, 2020, all Louisiana K-12 schools are closed through April 13, 2020. NOMMA will Schedule Open House Dates and post them after April 13th.

6:00PM to 7:00PM
Doors will open at 5:00PM for registration
Doors will close at 6:10PM - No late admittance



The New Orleans Military/Maritime Academy (NOMMA) is a Type 2 charter high school serving students in the New Orleans Metropolitan area. NOMMA is dedicated to the education of high school students, no matter their background or previous school experience. Students at NOMMA study in a focused, college preparatory environment guided by a team of teachers and retired military instructors who bring unparalleled experience to the classroom.