New School Of Lancaster

935 Columbia Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603-0176
Tel: (717)397-7655
Grades: PK-8 | 226 students
The mission of The New School of Lancaster is to facilitate the unfolding of each child's unique potential through an outstanding Montessori education that enables a child to meet future challenges, and that encourages a love of learning, independent thinking, social responsibility and individuality in a peaceful atmosphere of respect and acceptance among children and adults.
Because we believe the process of learning is joyful and satisfying, our children are trusted to take responsibility for themselves, for their own time, for the completion of tasks and for their place in our community.
We believe children should be offered respect and encouragement to explore, to question, and to repeat and perfect their skills.
The carefully created and beautifully maintained environment promotes freedom of movement and a developing sense of order.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1990

Student Body

Total Students 226 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade New School Of Lancaster Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Stacey Freedman


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama Club Drama Club,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Lancaster Country Day School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten (0.1 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lancaster
    Kiddie Kollege Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-KG | 35 students
    0.1 miles
    1025 Columbia Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: KG-8 | 160 students
    0.4 miles
    235 Nevin St
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    Grades: NS-PK | 21 students
    0.5 miles
    538 W Chestnut Street
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Lancaster
    Wonder Club Early Learning Centers
    Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
    Grades: PK-K | 34 students
    0.7 miles
    Po Box 7267 210 S Prince St
    Lancaster, PA 17604
  • Lancaster
    Grades: KG | 13 students
    0.8 miles
    417 W Frederick St
    Lancaster, PA 17603

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