The Learning Community School

     Tel: (828)686-3080
        
   
Grades: K - 8 | 74 students
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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
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.: 18%
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 Fletcher Academy (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Captain Gilmer School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Asheville Christian Academy (12.4 miles away)
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  • Fletcher
    Captain Gilmer School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 5338
    FletcherNC 28732
    (828)684-8221
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    9.8 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 102 students                      
  • Fletcher
    Fletcher Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    185 Academy Dr
    FletcherNC 28732
    (828)209-6700
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    9.8 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 158 students                      
  • Black Mountain
    130 Center Ave
    Black MountainNC 28711
    (828)669-8571
    Montessori School
    10.3 mi | Gr. K-6 | 33 students                      
  • Marion
    Po Box 1085
    MarionNC 28752
    (828)652-7729
    (Baptist)
    11.6 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 120 students                      
  • Swannanoa
    Po Box 969
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-3977
    (Baptist)
    11.8 mi | Gr. 3-12 | 10 students                      

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