New Covenant Christian School

128 Saint Marys Church Road,
Abingdon, MD, 21009
     Tel: (443)512-0771
Grades: PK - 12 | 215 students
"The truth in its wholeness-- for the whole child, for the whole of life, for the glory of God-- this is what the curriculum is all about." - Norman E.
Harper, Making Disciples At New Covenant, we want to partner with parents to educate the whole child for the whole of life.
So, while we are focused on sharpening the minds of our students, we also strive to shepherd their hearts and to shape their lives.
By the grace of God, we want them to know the truth, to love the truth and to live the truth.
We do this through a classical Christian education that challenges the mind, enages the heart, and enobles the soul.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 215 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 5%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 12 students
Average SAT score 1998
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(school uniform- white and navy for grammar school, white and khaki for upper school. No uniform for Preschool)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $6,550
Tuition Notes Grammar (grades 1 to 6) $6550 Logic (grades 7 to 9) $6996 Rhetoric (grades 10 to 12) $7110
% on Financial Aid 8%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathy Heeter
Admissions Associate Tammi Stafford

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chorus, Craft Club, Destination Imagination, Drama, Newspaper, Running Club Chorus, Craft Club, Drama, Newspaper, Running Club, Destination Imagination,

School Notes:

  • Classical Model of Education
  • Christ-Centered Approch to Life and Learning
  • High Academic Standards
  • Top 20% Standardized Test Scores
  • Small Classes
  • Latin Instruction, Beginning in 3rd Grade
  • Formal logic instruction in 7th and 8th grade
  • Rhetoric and Debate
  • Systematic Phonics Instruction in K-2
  • Professional, Dedicated Teaching Staff
  • Classes in Art, Music, P.E.
  • Extra-Curricular Activities, including Sports
  • Extended Care Available
  • Loving, Supportive Community of Families

Profile last updated: 09/02/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harford Christian School (5.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harford Friends School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harford Christian School (5.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

Recommended
6 months ago
We cannot say enough about how great New Covenant is! The curriculum is challenging but it is taught but such talented teachers that the kids love it and enjoy all that they are learning--even our nine year old boy! They truly make learning fun! We have been amazed by how much our son and the other children learn and retain because of the classical Christian education model being used at the school. It is such a loving environment with teachers and administrators who care deeply about all the kids. With smaller class sizes, the children all get the attention they need and don''t just feel like a number. They have a recitation in May that is not to be missed! It is nothing short of amazing to see how much these children learn each year and most importantly how much they grow in their love for the Lord.
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Recommended
6 months ago
NCCS has been such a blessing to our family. The Christ-centered, classical approach has enabled our children to learn and grow in a nurturing environment where they are challenged academically and learn to think for themselves. The teachers and staff are amazing with the children and partner with the parents to provide a quality education.
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
6 months ago
What a wonderful school! New Covenant has provided the most excellent education available in Harford County and my children have been blessed to have benefited from great teachers, a classical and top rate curriculum, and a loving, caring, and encouraging environment. The tuition is very reasonable and watching our children grow into very responsible, literate, students who are capable of using rhetoric, debate, written thesis, and logic to defend and persuade, while becoming strong leaders has been a joy for us! I cannot state emphatically enough that this school''s teacher to student ratio is so important and the challenging classes are so refreshing!
- Posted by Parent
Recommended
6 months ago
I travel to New Covenant from Cecil County because there''s not another school closer that has the high quality of education combined with the solid Biblical doctrine than New Covenant. There are other Christian schools and there is a closer classical school, but none of them offer the kind of education where it''s "cool" to be a smart kid! Plus, the facility is clean and the staff and other families are very friendly...definitely worth the tuition which is less expensive than classical schools in other states.
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