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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,750
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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The New Century School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
2010
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
167 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
47%
State avg.: 37%
Students by Grade
The New Century School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
47%
Average Class Size
16 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
$9,800 for Half Day Preschool. $13,950 for Full Day Preschool. $14,750 for Elemenary and Middle School. *for the 2021-22 Academic Year.
Summer Program Cost Notes
Please see our website at thenewcenturyschool.com
Acceptance Rate
82%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Suzannah Hopkins

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

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.
Profile last updated: 06/24/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 167 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $14,750
  • Acceptance rate: 82%
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $11,433 for elementary schools and $15,560 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 75% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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