New Hope Academy

7009 Varnum Street,
Hyattsville, MD, 20784-0207
Tel: (301)459-7311
Grades: PK - 12 | 263 students
New Hope Academy is a private school, fully certified by the Maryland State Department of Education, serving students in PreK3-12th grades.  New Hope International High School draws students from throughout the world, offering a well rounded education.   New Hope has an excellent college-prep curriculum  focused on Math, Science and Technology, but coupled with an aray of creative electives   New Hope also includes grades K-8, and a fully licensed preschool program for ages 3-5 years.
Located on an eight-acre campus in Landover Hills, Prince George's County, Maryland, (suburb of Washington, D.C.), this spacious former public school has a computer lab as well as high-end computers in every classroom, a science lab, a foreign-language studio, an art studio, a library,  a gymnasium, and a professional quality dance studio.
We offer before and after-school care, a summer enrichment day program for elementary-aged students, and a wide variety of extra-curricular  performng arts and sports activities. New Hope is known for its academic excellence,  individualized personal attention, and supporting parents in their efforts to raise a child with strong moral values and noble character.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Other
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported indivually determined by testing
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 263 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 70%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade New Hope Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 2 courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AP US History  
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(uniform shirt and blue jeans)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes PreK-12th domestic and international student tuition ranges from $7000-$13000
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,400
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Janelle Hartley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Ballet, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Flag Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Track and FieldBalletBasketball,
CheeringDance,
Flag FootballGolf,
Indoor SoccerSoccer,
Track and Field

School Notes:

  • For comprehensive information about our school, including pictures, descriptions of programs, student projects, and more, please visit our web site at www.newhopeacademy.org.

  • Profile last updated: 07/30/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elizabeth Seton High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary's School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Ambrose Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended September 30, 2014 - Children begin learning foreign languages in grade school. General music class includes instruction in recorder, trumpet, piano and guitar. There is also a wonderful art and dance/drama program. General education includes individualized reading and math. Parental involvement is encouraged and that helps me stay connected with my child''s educational growth. My whole family has had a wonderful experience at this school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 17, 2013 - We have 2 children enrolled in NHA and have been extraordinarily pleased by the education they have received. With the low student:teacher ratio, the teachers get to know each child and family in order to work together to get the best possible outcomes from each child. In speaking with other parents who have their children in various private/public school options, I feel that my children are getting a very competitive education and are thriving at New Hope. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 09, 2013 - I recommend NHA. My 2 sons graduated from 8th grade, attended then the science and tech program at ERHS and one now graduated this May 2013 from Cornell University with a degree in Civil Engineering and my other son is a sophomore in Mechanical Engineering at CalTech in Pasadena, Calif. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended September 08, 2012 - New Hope Academy has truly enabled my three children and fostered a love for learning. The teachers are nurturing. The academics are challenging. There are strong art, music and sports programs. The high school has an international component which exposes the students to various cultures. - Posted by Parent

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