The New Community School

Tel: (804)266-2494
Grades: 5-12 | 149 students
The New Community School empowers bright, talented students who are challenged by dyslexia and related language-based learning differences.
The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum utilizes a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades Offered Grades 5-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia and related language-based learning differences
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The New Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 2 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $28,325
Tuition Notes 2016-17: $28,325 grades 5-8 $29,295 grades 9-12
Admissions Director Carolyn Tisdale
Admissions Associate Alexander Keevil


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $10,869 for elementary schools and $16,454 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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