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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