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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.

Come Visit Us

If you are interested in learning more, join us at 9:00 am on a Friday morning during the academic year. Our Admissions Friday events include a school tour and informal Q&A.

News & Announcements

Join Our Next School Tour on May 24, 2019

Attend our Admissions Friday tour and discover if TNCS is right for your child.
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Register for Summer Camp 2019!

TNCS offers an exciting line-up of summer camps for children age 2 to grade 8. Both TNCS and non-TNCS students are welcome to enroll.
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TNCS 4th- through 8th-Graders Build Their Own Robots!

Robotics in education is one way that schools can prepare this generation for a (near) future in which technology is ubiquitous and, frankly, has already changed the way we do almost everything, almost everywhere. See what TNCS is doing to get students up to speed on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: May 10th, 2019
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TNCS Dean of Students/Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali Presents at the Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Conference!

The education sphere is continuously evolving. Who keeps her finger on the pulse of the latest research? TNCS Dean of Students/Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali, that’s who. See what ideas she recently presented for an audience of like-minded educators on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: May 3rd, 2019
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First-Ever TNCS International Service-Learning Project!

Service is one of four Core Values at TNCS, and TNCS 8th-graders recently returned from Puerto Rico where they participated in ongoing restoration efforts post Hurricanes Irma and Maria. See how they helped out and then enjoyed some island life on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: April 26th, 2019
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Professional Development for TNCS Preschool Teachers: It's All About Nature and Nurture!

It’s never too early to start planting the seeds that will grow into kind, conscientious human beings. See how TNCS preprimary and primary teachers stay in the know for how best to cultivate their youngest students on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: April 12th, 2019
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Still Time to Apply

Late applications for select grades are currently being accepted for the 2019–2020 school year.

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Kids and Internet Safety: Start the Conversation!

Screen time and Generation Z—how can parents successfully monitor these “digital natives”? Make sure you have all the tools and resources to keep kids safe while they surf, on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: April 5th, 2019
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Cooperative Learning at TNCS: Reading Buddies, Budding Readers

The Reading Buddies program at TNCS partners older and younger students to share a book together and reap tremendous social, emotional, and academic benefits in addition to getting some reading done. It’s no tall tale—see why on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: March 22, 2019
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TNCS March Madness: Science Fair 2019!

March is that time of year when TNCS students get really STEAMed. See what science, technology. engineering, art, and math they used at the annual Science Fair on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: March 15, 2019
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TNCS Dean Attends Progressive Education Summit!

TNCS Dean of Students/Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali is passionate about education and is always on the lookout for evidence-based research on how to educate effectively. See what she learned at the eighth annual City Neighbors Progressive Education Summit on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: March 8, 2019
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TNCS Hosts Second Group of Students from China

TNCS welcomed a second group of school-age Chinese children for a 2-week stay. See TNCS through their eyes on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: February 22, 2019
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Check-In With TNCS Curriculum Coordinator Adriana DuPrau!

Curriculum Coordinator Adriana DuPrau has been very busy this year! See what she has been up to on our official school blog, Immersed.
Published: January 11, 2019
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Immersed Hits 300 Posts!

See for yourself. Read the three-hundredth. El trescientos. Bǎi fēn zhī sānshí (百分之三十) on our official school blog, Immersed.
Published: January 4, 2019
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Thoughts on the First Half of the Year from TNCS Head of School Shara Khon Duncan

It’s hard to believe that the second half of the 2018–2019 school year is upon us! Take a look back at how the first half went with a sit-down with Señora Duncan on our official school blog, Immersed.
Published: December 21, 2018
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