Co-Principals: Melissa O'Hare / Matteo Doddo
Student Arrival: 7:15AM Student Dismissal: 2:07PM(Bus)     Prin. Disc. (Walker)

Phone: (845) 563-5400 (Main) | (845) 563-8400 (North)

NFA Goldbacks to be Honored at City Council Meeting -

The City of Newburgh Council Meeting on Monday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. will be located at the Newburgh Armory Unity Center. The public are encouraged to join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our NFA Goldbacks Varsity Football Team!
Local Author Stefan Bolz Visits NFA -

Recently, local author Stefan Bolz visited the students in the criminal justice program at the Newburgh Free Academy North Campus. Read More
First Annual NFA Goldbacks Basketball Kickoff Dinner -

On Wednesday December 5th at 6:00 PM at NFA’s Main Campus North Cafeteria the Newburgh Boys Basketball Goldbacks held the First Annual Goldback Basketball Recognition Kickoff Spaghetti Dinner. Read More
NFA Brings The Polar Express to Life -

Recently, the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, was brought to life by students from Newburgh Free Academy. The all-dance production of The Polar Express featured students from the NFA Dance Department. Read More
NFA Students Selected to NYSSMA Conference All-State -

NFA Students, Olivia McCartney, Sam Conti and Milan Hanley-Rhone (Alternate), were recently recognized by the district's Board of Education as students selected to represent the district and area in the NYSSMA Conference All-State music groups. Read More
NYSSMA Area All State Selection -

Students from the Newburgh Enlarged City School District were recently selected into the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Area All State. Read More
NFA Hosts College and Career Fair Night -

On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, the Newburgh Free Academy Department of Counseling and Guidance presented the College and Career Fair for students, parents and guardians. Read More
NFA Cosmetology Students Visited By Salon Owner -

Recently, Newburgh Free Academy senior cosmetology students enjoyed a visit from special guest speaker Michele Iorio, a local beauty salon owner. Iorio shared with students what employers look for when hiring new employees for their establishment. Read More
NFA Goldbacks in State Championship in Syracuse -

Newburgh advanced to the Class AA state championship against Jamestown at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse.
NFA Dance Department to Perform "The Polar Express" -

On Friday, December 5th at 7PM and on Saturday, December 6th at 2PM. The NFA Dance Department will be performing The Polar Express. This is an all-dance production. More information can be found on the flyerdownload the flyer. Read More
Excelsior Parent/Teacher Conferences Sign-Up -

You can now use the website signupgenius to sign up for Parent/Teacher Conferences on November 25th and 26th. ....Visit Signup Website
NFA's Financial Aid Night: November 18th -

Event will take place at NFA North Campus Auditorium on Nov. 18th at 7PM. Attendees will learn about resources to help find and apply for Scholarships, Grants, and other forms of financial aid. Read More
NFA North's Anti-Bullying POWER Pledge -

NFA North’s 3rd annual anti-bullying POWER (People One With Each other’s Right to be ourselves) campaign began this school year with students, parents and teachers signing anti-bullying pledges. Read More
“Team NFA Cares” Supports Walk to End Alzheimer's -

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, students from Newburgh Free Academy participated in the Walk to End Alzheimer's of Orange/Sullivan County held at Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery, NY. Read More
Excelsior Academy's Inaugural Mentoring Program -

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Excelsior Academy welcomed 50 IBM mentors to kick-off its inaugural mentoring program. Each Excelsior student was paired with a current IBM employee to help students gain exposure to careers, and have role models to guide them. Read More
NFA Welcomes Cell-Free Roads Advocate Jacy Good -

On Friday, October 10, 2014, Newburgh Free Academy hosted a special speaker/assembly presentation for all NFA Junior and Senior class students at the Main Campus. Read More
Winter Sports Information -

Attention all students in grades 7-12. JV and Varsity Winter Sports Begin November 10th. All Modified Sports begin November 17th.More Information
Commissioner of Education Visits Excelsior Academy -

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the New York State Commissioner of Education, Dr. John B. King, Jr., visited students in their English Language Arts and math classes at the Newburgh Free Academy Excelsior Academy. Read More
NFA College and Career Fair -

Representatives from a large variety of public and private colleges will be here at Newburgh Free Academy to answer your questions regarding admissions, scholarships, financial aid and programs of study..... Read More
Making the Most of High School Workshop -

NFA North Campus will be hosting a workshop titled, "Making the Most of High School". This workshop is for freshmen and sophmores and their families. It will be tonight, Tuesday, October 7th at 7PM...Read more
NFA College Planning & NCAA Workshops -

NFA's College Night: Planning Workshop is this Thursday October 2nd. The NCAA Workshop is Thursday, October 16th. More information can be found in the flyers by clicking on the workshop names.
NFA Students: Mercy College Registration Has Begun -

Registration for fall 2014 semester Mercy College Advanced Placement courses is underway. The agreement between Mercy College and NFA affords students in selected courses the opportunity to earn college credits at a reduced cost. Read More
NFA Students Participate in Network Science Research -

Eight students from Newburgh Free Academy were selected to participate in a cutting-edge research project using network science. Read More
Newburgh Free Academy August Graduation -

The halls of Newburgh Free Academy were full of activity this summer with the sound of determined students working towards achieving their high school diplomas as part of the district’s Extended School Year Program (ESYP). Read More
School Supply Lists -

School supply lists are available for Balmville, Gardnertown, Horizons, Meadow Hill, New Windsor, Temple Hill, and Excelsior Academy. Read More
NFA's Excelsior Academy Opens for the School Year -

Newburgh's Excelsior Academy officially opened for the 2014-2015 school year on Monday, June 7, 2014, at the Newburgh Free Academy Main Campus. Administrators welcomed the class of approximately 50 students...Read More
NFA Graduation Photo Gallery -

The Class of 2014 Graduation Ceremony Photo Gallery is available to view....Read More
Scholar Athlete Team Awards -

The Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Athletic Department recently awarded the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's "Scholar/Athlete Team Awards" for the spring seasons....Read More

Wednesday, December 17, 2014


Today is a “B” Day

THOUGHT OF THE DAY: “Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.” Larry Wilde

Seniors: If you would like to submit a baby pic and a quote to the 2015 yearbook, please send an email to [email protected]. The deadline is 1/31/15.

CORRECTION: There will be an informational meeting for students interested in participating in the Poetry Out Loud Competition on Thursday, December 18th. The national prize for this competition is $20,000.00. If you are interested, please be in room 217 on Thursday, December 18th for more information.

Attention! PSAT results are in! Please see your school counselor before December 19th to discuss your next steps. Free period only please!

Students and Teachers: Download the app “Jostens Replay It” and upload your pics to the NFA yearbook! The deadline to submit pics is March 1, 2015.

Both Campuses: Winter Pride Week-12/15 Monday-Holiday Day-Dress in the holiday you celebrate; 12/16 Tuesday-Sports Day-All sports and blue/gold; 12/17 Wednesday- Canned food drive; 12/18 Thursday-Students dress up, teachers dress down; 12/19 Friday-Ugly sweater day.

Yearbooks are available for purchase online @ until 2/27/15. Payment plans are available! It is $65.00.