New Horizons School

New Horizons School (NHS) is a private, non-religious, elementary school, which I started in June 1988 with six students.
We now have over 200 junior kindergarten through eighth grade students during the regular school year and a staff of 25.
NHS is the only school in the tri-city area of Fremont, Union City and Newark that provides the combination of an excellent academic program, extended daycare for working parents, and teaching of emotional balance.
We use a unique educational system called Workshop Way, which recognizes learning differences among everyone and uses multiple teaching styles in teaching children.
Reading and math lessons are individualized. Phonics, critical thinking and emotional balance are incorporated into the curriculum.
We assisted in the writing of a book on the subject of emotional intelligence and balance, called "Teaching Children to Love", written and published by the Institute of HeartMath.
The book, featuring our students, has been on the national talk show circuit and has attracted the attention of local and national media.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
119 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
New Horizons School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • New Horizons School (NHS) is a private, non-religious, elementary school, which I started in June 1988 with six students. We now have over 200 junior kindergarten through eighth grade students during the regular school year and a staff of 25. NHS is the only school in the tri-city area of Fremont, Union City and Newark that provides the combination of an excellent academic program, extended daycare for working parents, and teaching of emotional balance. We use a unique educational system called Workshop Way, which recognizes learning differences among everyone and uses multiple teaching styles in teaching children. Reading and math lessons are individualized. Phonics, critical thinking and emotional balance are incorporated into the curriculum. We assisted in the writing of a book on the subject of emotional intelligence and balance, called "Teaching Children to Love", written and published by the Institute of HeartMath. The book, featuring our students, has been on the national talk show circuit and has attracted the attention of local and national media.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of New Horizons School?
The acceptance rate of New Horizons School is 99%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
When is the application deadline for New Horizons School?
The application deadline for New Horizons School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 119 students
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Fremont, CA is $17,102 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).

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