Apply & Register

Applying to Noorthoek Academy is easy:

Requirements

  1. You are 18 years old or older (there is no maximum age limit)
  2. You are able to read and write (exceptions for visual impairment)
  3. You are motivated to learn
  4. You have socially acceptable behavior
  5. You have successfully completed 4 years of high school

Tuition

One class: $250 per semester is nonrefundable and due before start of the first class.

Two classes: If you are confirmed for an additional class, such as Computer 100 or Creative Writing 100, use the discounted rate of $100 to register for the second class for at $400.

Three classes: If you are confirmed for three classes, use the the discounted rate of $250 for $500.

Scholarships

Noorthoek Academy may be able to assist you with a financial need. It is our policy that only those students who are highly motivated and would otherwise be unable to attend will qualify for our limited scholarship funds. Decisions are made on a case-by-case basis.

 Download scholarship application here

Pay for registration online here !

Registration – For Parents/Caregivers- Winter 2019

  1. Potential student or representative makes initial inquiry through phone, e-mail, or mail.
  2. Director of Education, Sandy Barraza, will contact you by phone to gather personal information such as past school experiences, educational successes and struggles, as well as student goals.
  3. Names of other contacts such as caseworkers, and former teachers are also requested. If appropriate, the Director of Education will attempt to contact these additional names in order to further assess the prospective student’s academic and social skills.
  4. If time allows, the prospective student is invited to visit a class. This allows both student and staff the opportunity to interact in a classroom setting.
  5. If student is unable to visit a class, a face-to-face meeting will be requested on the campus of GRCC.
  6. If eligible, an initial application will be provided.
  7. Once admitted, registration for classes will need to be completed each semester.
  8. Registration is due December 14 so we can send confirmations of your class time and amount due starting December 21. 

Download registration for classes here

Registration – For Students – Winter 2019

  1. Contact Noorthoek Academy and express interest in being a student. Call us at (616) 234-2123, send us an email or write a letter to Noorthoek Academy, Grand Rapids Community College, 143 Bostwick Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.
  2. Sandy, Director of Education will call and gather your information.
  3. You may be invited to visit a class or have a face-to-face meeting at GRCC.
  4. If you are eligible, an application will be provided to complete.
  5. Once admitted, registration for classes will need to be completed each semester.
  6. New this year: Registration is due December 14 so we can send  confirmations of your class time and amount due starting December 21.