Counseling Resources

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 

  • Student & parent will each need an FSA ID user name and password which serves as your electronic signature on the FAFSA. If the parent already has one, please do not create another one. You will have to use the same FSA ID for each student. 

Step 2: Complete your FAFSA at

  • The FAFSA is FREE. Never pay to apply. Please select the 2020-2021 FAFSA. 

TOPS Scholarship Info


Outside counseling referrals


For graduates, email the registrar (

For current cadets, contact the 12th grade counselor (

Suicide Prevention: (800) 273-8255 OR text "HOME" to 741741

Bullying or Cyberbullying: (504) 304-5782

Child Protection: (855) 452-5437 or visit DCFS Website

Mrs. Kayla Gay - 12th grade & Department Chair    

Mr. Desmond Smith - 11th grade  

Mrs. Tesia Williams - 10th grade

Ms. Chelsea Landau - 9th grade

Mrs. Carrie Beal - 8th grade        

Welcome to the Counseling Department!

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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.