The New Community School

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  • Our Mission: The New Community School empowers bright, talented students who are challenged by dyslexia and related learning differences. The innovative and research-based college preparatory curriculum uses a customized educational approach to build skills in language and math and to foster academic and personal strengths igniting the passions and gifts of unique minds.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Southern Association of Independent Schools
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia and related learning differences
Year Founded1974

Student Body

Total Students155 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeThe New Community School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size6 students
Number of AP Courses1 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code allows for self expression while respecting self and others)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,910
Tuition Notes2017-18: $28,910 grades 5-8 $29,910 grades 9-12
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorCarolyn Tisdale

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Please visit http://tncs.org/admissions/how-to-apply/ for more information about the TNCS admissions process.
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