The New School, A Montessori Center For Children

5617 Sunset Lake Road
Holly Springs, NC 27540-0275
Tel: (919)303-3636
Grades: NS-8 | 209 students
We are a private, fully accredited, non-profit Montessori school with programs ranging from infants through eighth grade.
We provide supportive and challenging environments in which children are encouraged to explore and pursue their interests.
Our environments and programs are designed to expose children to a wide variety of skills, information, and experiences that include and surpass those outlined in the North Carolina State Standards.
Each child in our care is encouraged to establish developmentally appropriate skills including independence, self-discipline, organization, leadership, creativity, and communication.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1982

Student Body

Total Students 209 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade The New School, A Montessori Center For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size 25 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition fees are very competitively priced. We have flexible schedules and payment plans. There is also an online payment option using Pay Pal.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Julie Schroer
Admissions Associate Denise Scheidt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art (for 5 and younger), Chess, Lego Club, Mad Science, Pokemon Trading Cards, Running Club, Soccer Shots (for 5 and younger), Student Council, Yoga Club Chess, Lego Club, Mad Science, Running Club, Yoga Club, Art (for 5 and younger),
Pokemon Trading Cards,
Soccer Shots (for 5 and younger),
Student Council,
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    7 miles
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    Grades: PK-8 | 432 students
    9.2 miles
    810 High House Rd
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  • Cary
    Grades: NS-9 | 146 students
    8.7 miles
    112 Byrum St.
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)465-2113
    8.7NS-9
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  • Cary
    Grades: KG-12 | 800 students
    8.2 miles
    1330 Old Apex Rd
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919)303-2560
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  • Cary
    Grades: NS-5
    9.3 miles
    130 Towne Village Dr
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919)319-9622
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The average private school tuition in Wake County, NC is $5,977 for elementary schools and $12,461 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Wake County, NC is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).