New Leaf School For Change

     Tel: (904)246-9100
Grades: 1 - 12 | 19 students
New Leaf School is an alternative school designed for learning to learn more deeply.
We use a social skills curriculum designed in-house to strengthen each child's social and emotional functioning level.
Individualization is the mainstay of our program, allowing the basics to be fully covered and each child access to work at his or her highest level.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other special emphasis association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ADHD, ASD, SLD, Downs, SED, ODD
Year Founded 2000

Student Body

Total Students 19 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 25%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade New Leaf School For Change Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 60%
Average Class Size 9 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,950
Tuition Notes Tuition quoted is for basic services, additional surcharge is assessed for a student's particular learning assistance requirements.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,500
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ronda McDonald


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

School Notes:

New Leaf School is uniquely structured to give the appropriate support or liberty a student needs to become a dynamic learner. Two multi-aged groups exist within this unified, intentionally-small school, a Lower School and a High School. Four work spaces are utilized during the morning learning times: a fully-supervised classroom where students do the daily assignments that reinforce learning, a monitored room where students access the computer lab while small group instruction is provided by teachers, and an independent learning area where students who have proven their ability to work unsupervised are allowed to work indepndently and collaboratively.

Profile last updated: 01/22/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beaches Chapel School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Community Presbyterian Preschool & Kdgn (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Community Presbyterian Preschool & Kdgn (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

1 year ago
New Leaf School for Change has been a blessing to our family in so many ways. Our son, Jordan, has been diagnosed with PPD/NOS on the Autism spectrum and before we found New Leaf, we did not have much hope for the future. The public schools were basically just a day care for him and we found a lack of connection and interest there. When we came to New Leaf, that all changed. Jordan is in the 3rd grade and has been there since the later part of his 1st grade year. He is thriving! He is learning not only academics but how to interact with others and how to succeed in life. He is taught in a manner that meets him where he is and asks him to grow and stretch himself. He is happy and healthy because of the environment and the level of care he receives. The teachers and administration all genuinely care for the children there. The sense of family and cooperation is evident on a daily basis. I have never had one bit of trouble with this school or anyone there. I''m so happy we found New Leaf and for the first time in a long time I have HOPE for Jordan''s future!
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