New Horizons School

     Tel: (510)791-5683
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 185 students
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New Horizons School (NHS) is a private, non-religious, elementary school, which I started in June 1988 with six students.
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We now have over 200 junior kindergarten through eighth grade students during the regular school year and a staff of 25.
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NHS is the only school in the tri-city area of Fremont, Union City and Newark that provides the combination of an excellent academic program, extended daycare for working parents, and teaching of emotional balance.
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We use a unique educational system called Workshop Way®, which recognizes learning differences among everyone and uses multiple teaching styles in teaching children.
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Reading and math lessons are individualized.
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Phonics, critical thinking and emotional balance are incorporated into the curriculum.
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We assisted in the writing of a book on the subject of emotional intelligence and balance, called "Teaching Children to Love", written and published by the Institute of HeartMath.
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The book, featuring our students, has been on the national talk show circuit and has attracted the attention of local and national media.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 185 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 79%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade New Horizons School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fremont Christian School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Prince Of Peace Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Prince Of Peace Lutheran School (0.7 miles away)
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  • FremontPrince Of Peace Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    38451 Fremont Blvd
    FremontCA 94536
    (510)797-8186
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    0.7 mi | 386 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • FremontScribbles Montessori School
    Montessori School
    38660 Lexington St
    FremontCA 94536
    (510)797-9944
    Montessori School
    0.7 mi | 66 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • FremontHoly Spirit School
      (Roman Catholic)
    3930 Parish Avenue
    FremontCA 94536
    (510)793-3553
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 306 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • FremontStratford School - Fremont Blvd Campus
    Daycare / Preschool
    38495 Fremont Blvd
    FremontCA 94536
    (408)973-7320
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.7 mi | 342 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • FremontA Childs Hideaway
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    37531 Fremont Blvd
    FremontCA 94536
    (510)792-8415
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.8 mi | 27 students | Gr. NS-PK                      

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My child has attended New Horizons for two years. I am impressed by the level of learning by the students and the level of guidance and personalized attention by the teachers.
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