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Where is the School located?

The New School is located just outside Newark, Delaware.

How long is the school day?

The New School opens at 7:00 AM and closes at 5:00 PM. Students are required to be in attendance for at least 6 hours each day. The actual time that students arrive at school is flexible. They may be in attendance from 8 AM to 2 PM, 9 AM to 3 PM, 10 AM to 4 PM or any other six hour period of their choice during school hours. Students are also welcome to stay from 7:00 AM until 5:00 PM if they so desire.

Does The New School have before and after school care?

Yes. After school care runs from 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM (or the parents can arrange to pick up their children at a later time when the occasion arises). There is no additional charge for afterschool care. Before school care may be arranged specially between staff and families.

How long is the school year?

School opens on the first Tuesday after Labor Day and closes at the end of the first full week in June. All state and federal holidays are observed as are winter and spring breaks. However, the School building is staffed and open to students on most minor holidays. Family trips and other holidays are accommodated by the program. Travel and real world experiences are essential to a student’s growth and are encouraged as a part of their educational experience.

Is transportation provided?

Children arrive at school by carpool and public transit. Transportation may be provided in the future.

Is there a dress code?

No. In accordance with our beliefs in personal liberty and personal responsibility, there is no dress code.

What is the tuition?

The tuition for one student is $7,273.00 and is due by the first of August each year. This includes all materials: books, papers, pens etc. Additional fees and costs may be incurred by individual students, depending on their activities (horseback riding, etc.) If more than one sibling attends, tuition is reduced by 20% for each additional child.
Payment plans are available.

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To contact us:

The New School

P.O. Box 947, Newark, DE 19715-0947
Phone: 302-456-9838

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