FAQ

What is the New America School’s mission?

The mission of The New America School-Phoenix is to empower new immigrants, English language learners, and academically underserved students with the educational tools and support they need to maximize their potential, succeed and live the American dream.

Where is the New America School located?

The New America School  is located in the heart of Phoenix at 3204 East Fillmore Street.

Who does the New America School serve?

New America School-Phoenix (NAS-Phoenix) is a charter high schools dedicated to serving traditionally under-served and under-represented 9th – 12th graders including first generation college-goers, English Language Learners, and students who may otherwise face obstacles to a  college education.

How much does it cost to attend the New America School?

Tuition is free.

How do I become a student at the New America School?

Prospective students may submit a quick “I Want to Enroll” form online or call our Coordinator of Admissions and Records, Noemi Ariza at 602-313-5211

What documents are required to register?

The following documents are considered MANDATORY for your application to be considered complete:

  • High School Student Information Sheet
  • Student Input (essay)
  • Parent/Guardian Input
  • Records Request Form
  • Media Release/Photo Consent Form
  • Travel Assumption Form
  • Transportation Survey
  • Student Residency Questionnaire
  • Military Recruiter Opt-Out
  • Home Language Survey
  • Emergency Card
  • Transcripts (at least unofficial is required) OR 8th Grade Promotion Certificate
  • Immunization Record
  • Birth Certificate
  • Withdrawal Form (do not officially withdraw until you have been accepted byNAS-PHOENIX)

Who do I contact for more information about how to register?

Contact our Coordinator of Admissions and Records, Ms. Noemi Ariza at 602-313-5211

Who are the New America School’s founders?

The New America School was founded in 2004 by philanthropist and educational activist Jared Polis, along with several leaders in the metro Denver community: Alby Segal, Allied Jewish Federation; Rick Garcia, Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition; Susan Lythgoe, The Learning Source for Adults and Families; Harry Chan, Jamaican Elementary School; Chris Romer, State Senator; Lisa Finkelstein, Jared Polis Foundation currently with FullCircle Fund; Michael Huttner, Progress NOW; Katie Williams.