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

Student Body

Total Students209 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeThe 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.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 Chess, Lego Club, Mad Science, Running Club, Yoga Club, Art (for 5 and younger),
Pokemon Trading Cards,
Soccer Shots (for 5 and younger),
Student Council,
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The average private school tuition in Wake County, NC is $5,964 for elementary schools and $12,039 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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