Application Process

Application Process

The Admission Application Process Checklist is a great tool to help you understand the steps involved in applying for Admission to North Raleigh Christian Academy. Please be sure to visit the other pages on this Admissions site to verify dates and times for Prospective Parent Information Meetings and Admissions Testing dates.

Admissions Checklist

Application: Click on the online application link on the NRCA website (Admissions/Applying to NRCA/Application Process). You will need to create an account to utilize the NRCA application portal. Log in to the portal to complete and sign the online application.
Payment: Once you have completed the online application please pay online (3% fee) or mail/drop off payment (check made payable to NRCA or cash). If selecting the full payment method, pay the Enrollment fee plus the non-refundable $150 Application fee. If selecting the monthly payment method, pay the monthly tuition/fee amount plus the non-refundable $150 Application fee.
Birth Certificate: Upload a copy of the student’s birth certificate via the online application portal at the time of application or mail, email (admissions@nrcaknights.com) or drop off a copy after submitting the online application.
Student Medical Immunization Record: All students applying for K5-12th grade must complete the online Medical Information section of the application and upload a copy of up-to-date immunization records provided by your physician.
Report Card: Upload a copy of the previous year’s final report card and the most recent current year report card via the online application portal at the time of application or mail, email (admissions@nrcaknights.com) or drop off a copy after submitting the online application.
Admissions Testing: Students applying for 1st through 12th grade admissions must provide current Stanford 10, California Achievement, Iowa or, TerraNova test scores (that meet minimum score requirements) that are less than one year old. Any other testing cannot be accepted for Admission purposes. Students applying for kindergarten do not need to be tested, but the principals could request an assessment. If the student cannot provide current testing, please sign up for one of the test dates (see the Testing page under Admissions for a complete listing). The Admissions Office must receive the online New Student Application along with payment ($150 Application fee plus the Enrollment fee OR the $150 Application fee plus the first monthly payment) three days prior to the testing date. Please call the Admissions Assistant at 919-573-7900 ext. 1677 to place your student on the testing calendar. An interview cannot be scheduled if testing has not been received or administered.
Student Confidential Evaluation: (K5, 1st-5th, or 6th-12th) After Admissions staff process your online student application, you will receive a link via email to the Confidential Student Evaluation form. Please forward the email to your student’s teacher (English or math teacher for rising middle and high school students) with a request for them to complete the form on behalf of your student. The teacher will click on the link in the email and complete the evaluation form online. The form will be submitted directly to NRCA electronically.
Pastor Reference Form: After Admissions staff process your online student application, you will receive a link via email to the Confidential Pastor Reference form. Please forward the email to your pastor with a request to complete the form on your student’s behalf. The pastor will click on the link in the email and complete the evaluation form online. The form will be submitted directly to NRCA electronically.
Prospective Parent Information Meeting: At least one parent (for new families to NRCA) is required to attend a meeting/tour during the admission season of their application. NRCA sibling families do not have to attend. No reservation is required, and this meeting is open to the public. This meeting is intended for parents and middle and/or high school students only. Due to the length (hour and a half) and nature of the meeting, we ask that parents not bring infant, pre-school, or elementary students.
Student Handbook: Parents are expected to review the Student Handbook online at www.nrcaknights.com, prior to beginning the application process. This will allow parents and students an opportunity to understand and become familiar with established school policies and procedures.
Admission Tracker: Access the Admissions Tracker via your online application portal to get updates on the status of your application.
Transcript /Records Request FormFor every accepted student (rising 1st-12th), NRCA Admissions staff will complete and send a Transcript/Records request form after completion of the current school year.
Interview After completion of these requirements, an interview will be scheduled with the appropriate principal (Elementary, Middle or High). If you have multiple children applying, the interview will be scheduled with the oldest applicant’s principal. Middle and High school applicants must be present for the interview. Elementary students do NOT attend the interview. Interviews may begin in December for Kindergarten. Interviews for 1st – 12th grade typically begin in January.

Contact our Admissions Office

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Mrs. Susan Dial
Admissions Director
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Mrs. Wesley Bauguess
Admissions Assistant