The Learning Community School

Tel: (828)686-3080
The Learning Community School provides an outstanding education for Kindergarten through eighth grade students.
The unique needs of each child are met through experiential learning, visual and performing arts, outdoor education, service, and challenging academics paired with an emphasis on social and emotional intelligences.
We create community with multi-age classrooms, a team-building curriculum, all-school activities, and parent involvement that are integrated throughout each school day.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 74 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 6%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade The Learning Community School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,300
Tuition Notes Tuition varies based on grade.
% on Financial Aid 10%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,500
Admissions Director Holly Baumgartner

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Basketball, Climbing, Dance, Flag Football, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballClimbing,
DanceFlag Football,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. National Junior Beta Club, art club, chess, cross-stitching, guitar, knitting, recorder club, rock climbing club, school musical, science fair, theater, xylophone, yoga art club, chess, guitar, knitting, recorder club, school musical, science fair, theater, xylophone, yoga, National Junior Beta Club,
cross-stitching,
rock climbing club,

School Notes:

  • TLC is an innovative, private school serving Asheville, NC and the surrounding area. Students enjoy a child-centered, hands-on education that incorporates outdoor education and service learning.
  • Profile last updated: 02/03/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stone Mountain School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Captain Gilmer School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is New Manna Christian School (11.6 miles away)
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  • Black Mountain Stone Mountain School
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    126 Camp Elliott Rd
    Black Mountain , NC , 28711
    (828)669-8639
    All-boys | Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    4.1  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Fletcher Captain Gilmer School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 5338
    Fletcher , NC , 28732
    (828)684-8221
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    9.8  mi  |  96  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Fletcher
    Fletcher Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 5440
    Fletcher , NC , 28732
    (828)687-5100
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    9.8  mi  |  133  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Black Mountain Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    130 Center Ave
    Black Mountain , NC , 28711
    (828)669-8571
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    10.3  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Marion Marion Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    Po Box 1045
    Marion , NC , 28752
    (828)652-2103
    (Christian)
    11.6  mi  |  138  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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