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Frequently Asked Questions

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How much does the program cost?

The one-time application fee to be submitted with the NLRO Application is $75. There is also a one-time enrollment fee of $40.

To calculate your program cost: ($200 x # courses taking) + $75 application fee + $40 enrollment fee

Are the diplomas recognized and accepted nationwide?

Yes, New Learning Resources Online is the distance learning division of New Learning Resources School District which is recognized for its exemplary accreditation status.

New Learning Resources School District is accredited by AdvancEd. In addition, New Summit School and North New Summit School are accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE).

New Learning Resources Online is an accredited member of the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).  The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Where are you located?

The New Learning Resources Online main office is located at 1417 Lelia Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39216.

Why should I choose New Learning Resources Online diploma program?

We believe you will find that the New Learning Resources Online High School Diploma Programs are the right choice for you. Our programs offer many advantages:

• Distance learning classes led by state-licensed Instructors & subject-area specialist

• Open enrollment throughout the year

• No maximum age limit to participate in the program

• Education at your own pace

• Professionally developed curriculum

• Exceptional customer service

What are the requirements in order to receive a Standard Pathway diploma?

Each student graduating with a Standard Pathway from New Learning Resources Online is required to complete 24 Carnegie units. Students must successfully complete their prescribed courses with 60% or higher. Once a student has successfully completed all prescribed courses, New Learning Resources Online will mail a diploma to the student.

To receive a prescription of which courses you would need to graduate from New Learning Resources/New Summit School, please complete the NLRO Application which includes a mandatory $75 application fee, submit a transcript, and Identity Verification. Once the application and fee are received by NLRO, a New Learning Resources Counselor will have your course prescription within 48 hours.

In the Standard Pathway Diploma, You must have received 24 credits to graduate.

What are the requirements in order to receive a District Pathway Diploma?

Each student graduating with a District Pathway Diploma from New Learning Resources Online is required to complete 22 Carnegie units. Once the student has successfully completed their prescribed courses, passing each course with 60% or better, the proctor will fax or mail all required documents to New Learning Resources Online. Once New Learning Resources Online receives all required documents, a diploma will be mailed to the student.

To receive a prescription of which courses you would need to graduate from New Learning Resources/New Summit School, please complete the NLRO Application which includes a mandatory $75 application fee, submit a transcript, and Identity Verification. Once the application and fee are received by NLRO, a New Learning Resources Counselor will have your course prescription within 48 hours.

In the District Pathway program, you must have received 22 credits to graduate.

What’s the difference between a standard and district pathway diploma?

New Learning Resources Online offers two diploma pathways: the Standard Diploma Pathway and the District Pathway. Both of these pathways lead to the same high school diploma. When deciding which high school diploma track to take, you need to look at your goals. 

Although both New Learning Resources Online diploma tracks will help you exceed the diploma requirements for certain colleges and universities, you as a student will need to also meet college or university GPA, ACT and SAT requirements. The GPA, ACT, and SAT requirements are usually unique to each individual college or university. These requirements are usually available on any college or university website. Also, remember that both 2-year and 4-year post-secondary institutions may require certain high school GPAs and/or certain scores on college proficiency /placement exams (such as the Accuplacer or the Compass Test).

Who can I talk to if I have any questions about the program?

New Learning Resources Online provides customer service Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST), excluding certain holidays. Students can email subject area specialists for extra assistance 24 hours a day.  Our staff will respond to their questions within 24 hrs (excluding weekends and holidays). After Hour Emergency Voice Mailbox: 1.888.982.8003.

To receive a prescription of which courses you would need to graduate from New Learning Resources/New Summit School, please complete the NLRO Application which includes a mandatory $75 application fee, submit a transcript, and Identity Verification. Once the application and fee are received by NLRO, a New Learning Resources Counselor will have your course prescription within 48 hours.

In the District Pathway program, you must have received 22 credits to graduate.

What are the requirements to enroll in the program?

As part of the application process, New Learning Resources Online will evaluate an applicant’s transcripts and Identity Verification.  NLRO’s counselors can accurately assess the courses students must complete to earn their diplomas. Transcripts can be evaluated for students who have already been active in a high school program. All students must have completed 8th grade in order to enroll in NLRO.

New Learning Resources Online allows students to enroll in programs without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, national origin, or physical disability.

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