The New Community School

Tel: (804)266-2494
Grades: 5-12 | 155 students
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Our Mission: The New Community School empowers bright, talented students who are challenged by dyslexia and related 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 learning differences
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 155 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade The New Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 6 students
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code allows for self expression while respecting self and others)

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
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director Carolyn Tisdale
Admissions Associate Alexander Keevil

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Please visit http://tncs.org/admissions/how-to-apply/ for more information about the TNCS admissions process.
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