Welcome to NOMMA's Counseling Department! Our professional school counselors are here to address the social/emotional, academic, and career/college needs for each one of our 950 cadets. All
five of our counselors have Master's Degrees in counseling or social work and are highly qualified to work with your cadet. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions or
Below you will find some helpful resources for both you and your cadet to utilize. We're here to help!
Check out NOMMA's list of scholarships here. These are updated weekly with local opportunities!
Below are more resources for scholarships:
Outside Program Opportunities
Check out NOMMA's list of outside program opportunities for your cadet here. These include summer programs as well as school-year opportunities for academic advancement.
ACT Test Prep
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
The 2020-2021 FAFSA is available for completion on October 1st, 2019. Don’t wait until the last minute. Get your financial aid application done as soon as possible! FAFSA Completion is a graduation requirement.
Step 1: Create your student & parent FSA IDs at https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
Step 2: Complete your FAFSA at https://fafsa.ed.gov/
If you have problems, please contact:
TOPS Scholarship Info
NOMMA staff does not determine eligibility for TOPS scholarships, nor can we confirm scholarship amounts. Check out the following resources to learn more:
NOMMA offers two high school diploma types approved by the LDOE: TOPS University Diploma and Jumpstart TOPS Tech Career Diploma. Each parent and cadet must chose a diploma type as well as a pathway by the end of their 10th grade year.
Jumpstart TOPS Tech Career Diploma
This diploma type is Louisiana's Career and Technical Education Program, which prepares cadets to secure a high-wage job AND attend a technical or community college after graduation. Each cadet will earn an industry-based certification by the time they graduate! To learn more about Louisiana's Jumpstart Diploma, click here.
TOPS University Diploma
The TOPS University Diploma offers cadets the necessary curriculum to prepare them to attend a four year college or university after graduation. Foreign language and art are requirements with this diploma type.
All cadets at NOMMA must also choose a career pathway in addition to their diploma type. NOMMA offers 4 pathways from which to choose: Cyber Engineering, Maritime, Digital Media and Microenterprise. To learn more about the pathways NOMMA offers, check out our Jumpstart Pathway Flyer. Each pathway offers the ability to earn an industry-based credential by graduation!
In case of an emergency, always call 911
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.