Admissions Process

Greetings Parents & Guardians,

We are excited about your interest in NCP, one of the leading IB high schools east of the river.  NCP is currently accepting applications for grades 9-11 for the 2017-2018 academic year.

New Students:

To start the enrollment process, please visit MySchoolDC ( to complete the mandatory application; for the best results, make NCP your #1 choice. 

Once the MySchoolDC application has been submitted, the NCP registrar will contact you directly to schedule a time for you to come into the office to complete the enrollment process.  Enrollment is complete once the items below are submitted to the registrar.

-Student’s original birth certificate

-Proof of DC residency

-Government issued identification of parent or legal guardian

-Proof of legal guardianship (if applicable)

-Copy of Individualized Education Plan (IEP)/504 plan (if applicable)

-Release of student records

-Copy of student records from prior school (e.g., report cards, test data, etc.)

D.C. child physical & oral health certificates

Returning Students:

Students returning to NCP can re-enroll via the parent Home Access Center.  After completing the online enrollment form, students are also required to submit updated residency documentation to the registrar.

If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact the registrar at 202-283-7737 or   

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