About Our School

Norwalk Pathways Academy

What Makes Us Different?

* Norwalk Pathways Academy serves as a supportive recuperative high school for NPS*


Small, Supportive, Personalized Learning Environment

  • Individualized relationship with a counselor and social worker who provide guidance and support to help you set realistic goals and achieve them
  • Small school setting with no more than 20 students per class and individualized instruction, in addition to a later school start time of 9:30 am!!!
  • Each child receives an individualized academic plan and individualized social emotional plan
  • The opportunity to form positive relationships with adults inside and outside the classroom

Fast Track to Graduation

  • Accelerated credit recovery program, Edgenuity, is offered at no cost to students so you can earn up to 4 additional credits per year 
  • Unique opportunities to earn graduation credits through internships and career exploration opportunities for example, our Civil Service Academy
  • Ongoing communication and feedback with parents and students about student academic progress
  • High school diploma awarded from students’ home school (NHS or BMHS)

A Chance to Grow

  • Opportunities to participate in internships and community service activities
  • NPA Police/Fire Academy begins January and give students interested in a civil service career exposure 
  • Social/emotional groups offered by social worker & Appleby Health Center
  • Academic planning sessions provided weekly by the guidance counselor
  • Help with post-secondary plans including college, vocational training, and employment
  • Engaging learning environment to guide students in exploring talents and interests
  • Monthly town hall meetings where students are given an opportunity to voice their ideas and concerns 
  • The ability to transition back to the comprehensive high school (once credits are attained) and the option to  participate in all sports/extracurricular activities

Is NPA right for you?

Admissions criteria:

  • Behind in high school credits toward graduation
  • Thrive in a smaller, more supportive, learning environment
  • The potential to graduate with your original graduating class
  • Have been held back a year or more in school
  • Are ready to commit to a school community that will support you in achieving a high school diploma and creating a post-secondary plan?

Next Steps:

Our admissions process involves an interview with our student support team along with a parent and/or guardian and you, the student!  Please call us for more information 203-899-2820