The New School, A Montessori Center For Children

5617 Sunset Lake Road
Holly Springs, NC 27540-0275
Tel: (919)303-3636
Grades: NS - 8 | 170 students
We are a private, fully accredited, non-profit Montessori school with programs ranging from infants through eighth grade.
We provide supportive and challenging environments in which children are encouraged to explore and pursue their interests.
Our environments and programs are designed to expose children to a wide variety of skills, information, and experiences that include and surpass those outlined in the North Carolina State Standards.
Each child in our care is encouraged to establish developmentally appropriate skills including independence, self-discipline, organization, leadership, creativity, and communication.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 170 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 18%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 19 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition fees are very competitively priced. We have flexible schedules and payment plans. There is also an online payment option using Pay Pal.
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Julie Schroer
Admissions Associate Denise Scheidt

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hilltop Christian School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hilltop Christian School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Mariposa School (5.9 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fuquay Varina
    Grades: K-12 | 274 students
    4.3 miles
    10212 Fayetteville Rd
    Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
    (919)552-5612
    4.3K-12
    274
  • Cary
    Resurrection Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: K-8 | 158 students
    5.2 miles
    100 W Lochmere Dr
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919)851-7270
    5.2K-8
    158
  • Cary
    The Mariposa School
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 55 students
    5.9 miles
    203 Gregson Dr
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)461-0600
    5.9PK
    55
  • Cary
    Jordan Lake Sudbury School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 8 students
    6.6 miles
    105 Franklin Chase Ct
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919)522-1115
    6.6PK
    8
  • Apex
    Grades: K-5 | 256 students
    6.9 miles
    1177 Ambergate Station
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)303-3108
    6.9K-5
    256

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