The New School, A Montessori Center For Children

  • We are a private, fully accredited, non-profit Montessori school with programs ranging from infants through eighth grade.
  • We provide supportive and challenging environments in which children are encouraged to explore and pursue their interests.
  • Our environments and programs are designed to expose children to a wide variety of skills, information, and experiences that include and surpass those outlined in the North Carolina State Standards.
  • Each child in our care is encouraged to establish developmentally appropriate skills including independence, self-discipline, organization, leadership, creativity, and communication.

School Overview

School TypeMontessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Montessori Society (AMS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1982
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students209 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade The New School, A Montessori Center For Children Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size25 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition fees are very competitively priced. We have flexible schedules and payment plans. There is also an online payment option using Pay Pal.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulie Schroer
Admissions AssociateDenise Scheidt

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Art (for 5 and younger), Chess, Lego Club, Mad Science, Pokemon Trading Cards, Running Club, Soccer Shots (for 5 and younger), Student Council, Yoga Club
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Apex
    Grades: NS-8 | 629 students
    7 miles
    625 Magdala Place
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919) 657-4800
    7 NS-8
    629
  • Cary
    Grades: K-12 | 817 students
    8.2 miles
    1330 Old Apex Rd
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 303-2560
    8.2 K-12
    817
  • Cary
    Grades: PK-5 | 140 students
    9.3 miles
    130 Towne Village Dr
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 319-9622
    9.3 PK-5
    140
  • Cary
    Grades: NS-12 | 176 students
    8.7 miles
    112 Byrum St.
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919) 465-2113
    8.7 NS-12
    176
  • Cary
    Grades: PK-8 | 522 students
    9.2 miles
    810 High House Rd
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 468-6150
    9.2 PK-8
    522

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,551 for elementary schools and $10,270 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).