Carbondale New School

1302 E Pleasant Hill Rd
Carbondale, IL 62902-0629
     Tel: (618)457-4765
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 70 students
item which has been noted, verified.
Carbondale New School has small classes, where children learn at their own pace.
item which has been noted, verified.
Time for reading, math, science, the arts, and music are part of the curriculum.
item which has been noted, verified.
Hands on learning and field trips make lessons come alive.
item which has been noted, verified.
The playground includes a small pine and hard wood forest and a big grassy field, and yes, CNS students get dirty! Fresh air, learning about nature, good animal husbandry and becoming good stewards of the land are some of the things CNS students gain from the school.
item which has been noted, verified.
Carbondale New School has always been a leader in implementing innovative teaching methods and concepts that several years later are reported in the media as "progressive" or "cutting edge." For instance, our teachers have many years of experience with "hands on" approaches to teaching mathematics and science.
item which has been noted, verified.
Language arts are integrated into the instruction and learning of all subjects.
item which has been noted, verified.
The school's theme-based curriculum encourages students to make important connections among subjects and to pursue and develop their own intellectual interests.
item which has been noted, verified.
The curriculum also permits classes to share knowledge.
item which has been noted, verified.
These relationships among the classes are an important feature of the school.
item which has been noted, verified.
Younger students gain confidence as they demonstrate their accomplishments while older students have the opportunity to realize their potential as mentors.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Carbondale New School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brehm Preparatory School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brehm Preparatory School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Christian School (2 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CarbondaleBrehm Preparatory School
    Special Education School
    1245 E Grand Avenue
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)457-0371
    Special Education School
    1.4 mi | 92 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • CarbondaleTrinity Christian School
      (Christian)
    1218 W Freeman St
    CarbondaleIL 62901
    (618)549-5525
      (Christian)
    2 mi | 112 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • MurphysboroSt. Andrew Catholic School
      (Roman Catholic)
    723 Mulberry St
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-2013
      (Roman Catholic)
    8.1 mi | 148 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • MurphysboroMontessori School Of S Illinois
    Montessori School
    507 N 9th St
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-4202
    Montessori School
    8.5 mi | 30 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • MurphysboroImmanuel Lutheran School
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1915 Pine St
    MurphysboroIL 62966
    (618)687-3917
      (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    8.8 mi | 56 students | Gr. PK-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
What About a Foreign Language School?
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Interviewing the Over-prepared Teacher Applicant
Some applicants can fool you when they interview. Here is some advice on how to prevent that while at the same time keeping the interview process simple and efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Illinois is $5,621 for elementary schools and $10,441 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Illinois is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos