The New School

2514 New School Place
Fayetteville, AR 72703-0727
Tel: (479)521-7037
Grades: NS - 8 | 261 students
The New School is a coeducational, independent school with 360 students from toddler age through grade eight.
The School’s mission as an independent school is dedicated to inspiring a love of learning and empowering students to reach their potential for academic achievement, creativity and citizenship.
The New School is located on a spacious 25-acre campus at 2514 New School Place in beautiful Fayetteville, Arkansas.
The School recently completed an expansion project, which doubled the size of its existing facility.
This project included a new 350-seat auditorium, 12 new spacious preschool classrooms, an expansive creative play center and gross motor center, increased and renovated space for all programs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 261 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade The New School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 18%
Average Class Size 17 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,912
Tuition Notes Preschool Tuition varies with schedule.
% on Financial Aid 14%
Admissions Associate Valerie Lynch

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, TennisBalletBasketball,
DanceFootball,
GolfSoccer,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art & Ceramics, Choir/Band, Computers, Drama/Acting, Girl Scouts, Mandarin Chinese, MathCounts, Piano, Quiz Bowl, Violin Art & Ceramics, Choir/Band, Computers, Drama/Acting, Girl Scouts, MathCounts, Piano, Quiz Bowl, Violin, Mandarin Chinese,

School Notes:

Established in 1971, The New School is a coeducational, independent school with 360 students from toddler age through grade eight. The School’s mission as an independent school is dedicated to inspiring a love of learning and empowering students to reach their potential for academic achievement, creativity and citizenship. The New School is located in the heart of Fayetteville, Arkansas, part of the larger Northwest Arkansas community. Our 26 acre campus includes 4 buildings, 4 playgrounds, a 350 seat auditorium, a dance studio, an outdoor amphitheater, an expansive creative play center and a large wooded area. We are also a certified Natural Wildlife Habitat.

Number of students: 360
Preschool: 144
Lower School (Kindergarten-4): 135
Middle School (5th-7th): 81
Ages taught: 12 months-7th Grade — 8th Grade starting Fall 2015!
Our families represent 42 states and 25 different countries.
Faculty: 63 full time, 52 part time
Administrators: 7
Staff: 11

Our students are provided with a wide-array of daily Enrichment activities. All students, beginning with 3-year-olds, are provided lessons in Spanish, Art, Music, and Physical Education.The afterschool program furnishes further opportunities in both Arts and Athletics, with offerings including Ceramics, Dance, Violin, Piano, Guitar, Choir, Disc Golf, Yoga, and Basketball.

Accreditation
ISACS (The Independent Schools Associational of the Central States)http://www.isacs.org
ANSAA (Arkansas Nonpublic School Accrediting Association)http://www.ansaa.com
Arkansas Better Beginnings: 3 starhttp://www.arbetterbeginnings.com

Profile last updated: 05/27/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fayettville Christian School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fayetteville Creative Schools Inc (2.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fayetteville Creative Schools Inc (2.2 miles away)
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  • Fayetteville
    Grades: NS-K | 112 students
    2.2 miles
    57 W Colt Square Dr
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479)443-3554
    2.2NS-K
    112
  • Fayetteville
    Grades: NS-6 | 300 students
    2.2 miles
    57 E Township St
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479)443-7812
    2.2NS-6
    300
  • Fayetteville
    Grades: PK-12 | 252 students
    2.4 miles
    2006 E Mission Blvd
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    (479)442-2565
    2.4PK-12
    252
  • Fayetteville
    Grades: K-8 | 286 students
    2.9 miles
    1722 N Starr Dr
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (479)442-0890
    2.9K-8
    286
  • Fayetteville
    Grades: PK-7 | 320 students
    2.9 miles
    1722 N Starr Dr
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    (657)200-2300
    2.9PK-7
    320

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