The New School, A Montessori Center For Children

5617 Sunset Lake Road,
Holly Springs, NC, 27540-0275
     Tel: (919)303-3636
Grades: NS - 8
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 n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 19%

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)
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  • Fuquay VarinaHilltop Christian School
      (Baptist)
    10212 Fayetteville Rd
    Fuquay VarinaNC27526
    (919)552-5612
      (Baptist)
    4.3 mi | 307 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • CaryResurrection Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    100 W Lochmere Dr
    CaryNC27518
    (919)851-6411
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    5.2 mi | 158 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • CaryThe Mariposa School
    Special Education School
    203 Gregson Dr
    CaryNC27511
    (919)461-0600
    Special Education School
    5.9 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK                      
  • CaryJordan Lake Sudbury School
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    105 Franklin Chase Ct
    CaryNC27518
    (919)522-1115
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    6.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK                      
  • ApexThales Academy Apex K-5
    1177 Ambergate Station
    ApexNC27502
    (919)303-3108
    6.9 mi | 256 students | Gr. K-5                      

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