Philosophy of school:
Newfound Academy is designed to provide meaningful instruction and
learning in a caring, nurturing atmosphere. Students are provided
lifelong learning strategies for academics, behavior, and social skills.
Learning Difference: Yes
Newfound is a school with a challenging academic focus and a social
skills component as an integral part of the curriculum.
College preparatory: Yes
Church affiliated: No
Student type: Coed
Grade Levels Offered: Prekindergarten through twelve and Post Graduate.
Preschool: Full Day beginning at age four.
Kindergarten: Full Day
Primer/Transition: Full Day
Other grade specific information: Newfound offers a high
school diploma program that offers either a college preparatory program,
a basic high school diploma or a high school diploma that concentrates
on career, vocational, and social skills.
Student teacher ratio average: 5:1
Classes offered per grade: Full academic curriculum,
Average class size: 5
Total enrollment: 20
Recommended grades to apply: Open enrollment for any grade.
School hours: 8:30-2:00 lower grades; 8:30-2:30 upper grades
Calendar school year: August-May
Uniforms required: Yes
Parental involvement opportunities and requirements: Guest
speakers for parent meetings, student conferences, student performances.
Parents are active partners in their child's education. We have a no
home work policy in order for students to participate in family and
community enrichment activities.
Please talk with an Executive Director. A meeting with both parents and
the school is the first step in this procedure.
Classroom visitations are limited. In order to maximize learning and assist students with consistency of routines, classroom disruptions are minimized. Parents of enrolled students appreciate and support this policy.
Parents of children currently enrolled in Newfound must schedule a visitation with an Executive Director prior to the visit.
Prospective parents who want to observe a class at Newfound must:
1) Have had an initial interview with an Executive Director at Newfound.
2) Submit a completed application with the $300.00 application fee.
3) Arrange for a prospective student to visit Newfound School.
There are no class visitations for middle and high school. For further information, please review our FAQ and Visitation section's of the Newfound Handbook.
Profit or nonprofit: Profit
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