How To Apply to The New Century School

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Thank you for considering The New Century School. We welcome students from preschool through middle school and help them grow to be independent thinkers.

Application requirements for admission vary by division. Please refer to the table below for specific procedures.

We look forward to meeting your family!

 

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Application Process and Requirements for Fall 2017

Please see below for specific procedures by division. The New Century School does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or national or ethnic origin in the admissions policy, educational policies, or any other program administered by the school.

How to Apply to Preschool

We are currently accepting preschool applications through January 30, 2017 for the 2017–2018 school year.

Step 1: Attend Admissions Friday

Join us for an Admissions Friday to tour the school and learn more about our unique preschool programs.

Step 2: Submit an Application

Please download and submit the 2017–2018 Preschool Application form to be considered for admission to TNCS for the 2017–2018 school year. You may bring the completed application with you on your initial visit, or you may fill it out digitally and email it to admissions@thenewcenturyschool.com before your visit or afterward. There is no application fee. The application may also be mailed to:

The New Century School
Office of Admissions
724 S. Ann Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Step 3: Admissions Decision

TNCS makes admissions decisions on a rolling basis while there is availability.

TNCS priority enrollment for all eligible students and applicants goes first to returning students, then to siblings of current students and siblings of newly admitted elementary students. Preferential consideration may be given to full-day applicants in preschool programs. Length of time in the waiting pool of applicants is also considered, although TNCS does not fill spots based on a strictly first-come, first-served basis. Preschool students receive priority consideration for kindergarten; however, enrollment is not guaranteed, and current students must apply for admission.

How to Apply to Elementary School

We are currently accepting elementary applications through January 3, 2017 for the 2017–2018 school year.

Step 1: Schedule a Visit

Schedule a Visit to tour the school and learn more about our Elementary School program.

Step 2: Submit an Application

Download and submit the 2017-2018 Elementary Application form to be considered for admission to TNCS for the 2017–2018 school year. You may bring the completed application with you on your initial visit, or you may fill it out digitally and email it to admissions@thenewcenturyschool.com before your visit or afterward. There is no application fee.

If you wish to apply for Financial Aid, please submit your application by February 1, 2017.

Step 3: Student Visit, Teacher Recommendations, and School Transcripts

Once the completed application is reviewed, the admissions office will contact you to schedule a time for your child’s Student Visit. While your child visits a TNCS classroom, our office staff can help you arrange for teacher recommendations, school transcripts, and any other necessary application paperwork. Forms may be scanned and emailed to admissions@thenewcenturyschool.com or mailed to:

The New Century School Office of Admissions
724 S. Ann Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Step 4: Admissions Decision

TNCS will contact you by February 17, 2017. Admissions decisions are based on careful consideration of your application and your child’s Student Visit and transcripts.

How to Apply to Middle School

We are currently accepting middle school applications through January 3, 2017 for the 2017–2018 school year.

Step 1: Schedule a Visit

Schedule a Visit with our Admissions Director to tour the school and learn more about our Middle School program. If you are relocating to the area and are unable to visit in person, please Contact Us.

Step 2: Complete an Application

Once you have decided decided to apply, please download and submit the 2017-2018 Middle School Application form or fill it out digitally and email it to admissions@thenewcenturyschool.com. There is no application fee.

If you wish to apply for Financial Aid, please submit your application by February 1, 2017.

Step 3: Student Visit and Interview

When your completed Middle School Application is received, the admissions office will contact you to schedule a time for your child’s Student Visit. Lasting approximately 2 hours, the Student Visit is an important time for your child to experience a TNCS classroom and meet with students, staff, and administration.

During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet with either a member of the school administration or a current parent. The office will provide you with forms for teacher recommendations and any other application paperwork.

Step 4: Send in Supporting Documentation

Please arrange for school transcripts and teacher recommendations to be sent to the school. Forms may be scanned and emailed to admissions@thenewcenturyschool.com or mailed to:

The New Century School
Office of Admissions
724 S. Ann Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Step 5: Admissions Decision

TNCS will contact you within 2 weeks of receiving your completed application packet (application; prior school transcripts; financial aid application, if applicable). Admissions decisions are based on careful consideration of the application, Student Visit, and prior school transcripts.

 

International Applicants

The New Century School is a thriving community of multilingual students and families. To connect with Spanish- or Mandarin Chinese–speaking staff, who can help facilitate the application process, please Contact Us.

Late Admissions at The New Century School

If you have missed the application deadline for your division, you may still apply for late admission. We look forward to meeting you and will process your application under our rolling admissions policy.

TNCS students are motivated to take risks and creatively solve problems, developing independence and self-esteem.

Grade K–6 School Visits

Come in for a visit! We invite you to tour the school and meet with our Director of Admissions and the Head of School.

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Preschool Programs

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