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Located in historic Fell’s Point, The New Century School offers an independent private school option to families in Baltimore, MD. Our approach aims to instill a lifelong love of learning in every child. Some unique aspects of TNCS include our emphasis on world cultures and language acquisition as well as art and music instruction.

Our Core Values

At The New Century School, we are committed to providing each child the opportunity to become an independent, secure, and balanced human being. This emerges through emphasis on our Core Values: Compassion, Courage, Respect, and Service.

News & Announcements

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TNCS Summer Art Camp 2020: Get the Full Picture!

Can’t picture what virtual art camp looks like? See how TNCS Art Teacher Jia Liu makes creating art in real time fun and relevant to her students lives on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: June 19th, 2020
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Congratulations on an Extraordinary Journey, TNCS Class of 2020!

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, TNCS was proud and thrilled to graduate its second class of 8th-graders. In a year during which the out-of-the-ordinary became the new ordinary, these middle schoolers faced not only the challenges inherent in adolescence, but wholly new ones as well. Through all of the pandemic upheaval, TNCS graduates stayed connected to their values and to each other. While they were forced to stay physically remote from each other, they nevertheless drew closer together. See their moving virtual graduation ceremony on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: June 12th, 2020
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Seeing Clearly in 2020: A TNCS Community Forum to Promote Anti-Racism

The challenges we have faced as a nation in 2020 have galvanized us into action. The TNCS community gathered to discuss ways we can combat anti-racism as well as how to speak to our children about these paramount issues in a recent conversation held over Zoom. You can catch up on it and even contribute your thoughts and questions on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: June 5th, 2020
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TNCS Visual Arts Show 2020: A Virtual Exhibition!

Although we can’t see the annual TNCS Art Show in person this year, TNCS’s amazing art teacher Jia Liu has photographed her students’ art to provide a virtual exhibition that demonstrates the diversity of the projects they worked on, the skills they have developed, and the wondrous ideas they chose to bring to life. Their creativity is positively astounding! Feast your eyes on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: May 29th, 2020
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TNCS Admissions 2020: The Name of the Game Is Flexibility, Authenticity, and Patience!

With Maryland schools officially closed through the rest of this school year, TNCS Admissions Director Suzannah Hopkins is getting creative with how she showcases the TNCS campus to prospective families. See how she tackles this challenge head on with TNCS Virtual School and Discover TNCS Virtual Events on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: May 15th, 2020
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TNCS 7th- and 8th-Grade Capstone Trip: Costa Rica!

In the nick of time, TNCS students accompanied by homeroom teacher Daphnée Hope and Curriculum Coordinator Adriana DuPrau, departed Baltimore on March 3rd, destination, San José. Read more about their amazing capstone trip and see Ms. DuPrau’s beautiful photography on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: May 1st, 2020
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TNCS Emergency Personnel Child Care: Heroes Helping Heroes!

In mid March, TNCS quickly marshaled resources to get approval from the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to be an official Essential Personnel Child Care (EPCC) site. Our amazing staff practices extensive preventive measures to care for the children whose parents work the frontlines of this crisis. Read more about just what this takes on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: April 24th, 2020
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A Fresh Take: TNCS Observes Earth Day 2020 . . . from a Safe Distance!

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a TNCS Parent Council–curated list of Top 10 Ways to Observe Earth Day 2020! Choose an age-appropriate activity such as making a nature-inspired art project or don gloves and clean up your local green space. See all the fun ways to love your Earth on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: April 17th, 2020
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A Spring Break Message to Thank You, TNCS!

Who pulled together and created a very special learning environment for TNCS students during a challenging time? TNCS teachers, faculty, staff, admin, and founders, that’s who! Providing creative educational resources, support, and opportunities for connection, this fantastic group of people brightens every day for TNCS students! See how grateful TNCS students are for all you have done—and continue to do—for them on our official school blog, Immersed! 👏👏👏
Published: April 3rd, 2020
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Virtual TNCS: A School and Its Student Body Continue to Thrive

After a stay-at-home directive issued March 30th, Marylanders must find new ways to stay healthy, active, engaged, and positive. How to address these needs for the kids is at the top of parents’ minds. Not to worry, TNCS has a school for that–a virtual school, that is. See just how wonderfully TNCS students have adapted to their new online classrooms over the last 3 weeks on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: March 27th, 2020
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Student Guest Blog: Advice to Students and Parents Transitioning to Online School during COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent shutdown of MD schools, TNCS rapidly got classes in all divisions up and running online. Even with this lightening-fast adaptation, however, the uncertainty and the need to create new routines is not without certain challenges. That’s where our guest blogger and TNCS 8th-grader comes in. Get her tips for sailing gracefully through the upheaval on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: March 20th, 2020
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A Day in the Life: Peeking Inside TNCS Division by Division!

Articulating the magic that happens at TNCS to someone unfamiliar with the school can be difficult—sometimes, it  just needs to be seen to be believed. Get the insider’s look on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: February 21st, 2020
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