The Learning Community School provides an outstanding education for Kindergarten through eighth grade students.
The unique needs of each child are met through experiential learning, visual and performing arts, outdoor education, service, and challenging academics paired with an emphasis on social and emotional intelligences.
We create community with multi-age classrooms, a team-building curriculum, all-school activities, and parent involvement that are integrated throughout each school day.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 83 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1996

Student Body

Total Students
83 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade
The Learning Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
10%
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Must be able to safely and comfortably engage in a wide variety of outdoor activities)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies based on classroom: K-1 = $10,388, 2/3 = $10,759, 4/5 = $11,109, 6/7/8 = $11,659
% on Financial Aid
10%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$4,000
Admissions Director
Holly Baumgartner
Admissions Associate
Robin Jacobs

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
science fair, theater

Club or Organization:
Geography Bee

Arts and Music Programs:
bucket drumming, school musical, Ukulele

School Notes

  • TLC is an innovative, private school serving Asheville, NC and the surrounding area. Students enjoy a child-centered, hands-on education that incorporates outdoor education and service learning.

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 83 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Buncombe County, NC is $14,630 for elementary schools and $25,216 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Buncombe County, NC is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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