The New Century School

  • Located in historic Fell`s Point, The New Century School offers an independent private school option to families in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • A unique aspect of The New Century School program is our strong emphasis on world cultures, language immersion (Spanish and Mandarin), and differentiated learning environments from students ages 2 through Middle School.
  • To learn more about TNCS, sign up for a tour today by visiting: http://www.thenewcenturyschool.com.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded2006
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students195 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade The New Century School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,800
Tuition Notes$13,250 for Full Day Preschool. $13,800 for Elemenary and Middle School. *for the 2019-20 Academic Year.
Acceptance Rate
82%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorSuzannah Hopkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBallet, Bowling, Dance, Kayaking, Martial Arts, SwimmingBalletBowling,
DanceKayaking,
Martial ArtsSwimming,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Chinese Yoga "Qigong", Conversational Chinese, Conversational Spanish, Cooking Club, Junior Future Makers, Lego Club, Math Detectives

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballet Class, Intro to Chorus, Modern Masters, Novice Cello and Violin, Spotlighters Theater, String Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Aikido, Hiking Club, Karate, Kung Fu

School Notes

  • The cornerstone of TNCS`s academic programs is inquiry-based learning. We don`t want our students just learning facts; inquiry-based learning starts with a question or a problem that the student then seeks to resolve through research and exploration.As a result, TNCS students are open-minded and curious about the world around them. They welcome a challenge, and they welcome the work required to meet that challenge. They are willing to take risks because they understand that, often, the most valuable learning comes when you try, fall, get up, and try again.Our independent, progressive methods place equal emphasis on academics and the arts.
  • We believe that learning modern world languages will not only improve your child`s academic performance, but will also develop his or her cultural insight. The ability to speak more than one language and having well-developed intercultural awareness are hallmarks of the global citizen.Learning a language builds oral and written fluency in that language while providing cognitive benefits your child will carry through life. Multilingualism optimizes brain function and keeps the brain flexible and ready to learn well into adulthood. Learning other languages is a key part of TNCS academics.
  • The New Century School student body is aged 2 (preprimary) through Middle School.

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