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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.

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If you are interested in learning more, connect with our Director of Admissions and join us for a school tour.

News & Announcements

Introducing TNCS's New Online Application

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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. There’s almost always something special going on, because, with daily triple language learning, visual and performing arts, an emphasis on service learning, and a pervasive atmosphere of inquiry, there’s just no such thing as quotidian at this school. Get the insider’s look on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: February 21st, 2020
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Valentine's Day at TNCS Is about Spreading Love to the Community!

Bask in the glow of Valentine’s Day a bit longer by seeing all of the wonderful service initiatives TNCS students have been engaging in so far this year. They sure know how to spread the love! Feel the warmth on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: February 14th, 2020
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Meet the Coach: Jake Hayden Helps Make February Heart Month at TNCS!

TNCS students show heart every day by being kind to one another and the greater community and showing respect. February is a chance to emphasize kindness and compassion with Valentine’s Day looming. But February is “❤️” month in another sense of the word as well in that it presents an opportunity to focus on heart health, the cardiovascular kind. See what’s pumping on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: February 7th, 2020
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TNCS Has NexTrex Recycling Challenge in the Bag!

Swimming in the plastic wrap that all your consumer products come in? Longing for an environmentally responsible way to dispose of that ubiquitous stuff? Bring it to TNCS to recycle this otherwise non-recyclable material for our NexTrex Recycling Challenge! Get details on what’s recyclable, how each TNCS classroom is rolling out this initiative, and what will happen when everything culminates on Earth Day, 2020 on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: January 31st, 2020
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TNCS Celebrates the Lunar New Year, 2020!

The Lunar New Year kicked off on January 25th, and celebrations will take place around the world through February 4th. See how TNCS rang in the Year of the Rat with a very special evening of choral and dance performances on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: January 24th, 2020
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Meet Funke Sholola---TNCS's New Receptionist!

TNCS’s reception area is a hub of activity all day long. Who keeps it running smoothly and does it with a smile? Meet Funke Sholola on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: January 17th, 2020
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Head of TNCS Lower School Alicia Danyali Attends Maryland Commission on Innovation & Excellence in Education Presentation!

Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali has been keeping tabs on Kirwan Commission developments. See what the Commission’s plans for excellence in Maryland education look like on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: January 10th, 2020
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'Tis the Season for Service at TNCS!

Dean of Service Learning School Alicia Danyali has kept TNCS students in all divisions busy giving back! See what wonderful service initiatives they’ve been getting up to over the last 4 months on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: December 20th, 2019
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TNCS Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali Joins Multilanguage-Learning Professional Development Cohort!

A key characteristic of the TNCS remarkable approach to education is language development starting at age 2—TNCS students learn English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese. Becoming proficient in these languages requires strong teaching practices, and Head of Lower School Alicia Danyali knows just how to stay abreast of those! See what she’ll be rolling out in the preschool classrooms on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: December 13th, 2019
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TNCS Winter Concert 2019: Cold Hands, Warm Hearts, and Hot Chocolate!

It might be getting colder outside, but TNCS students will warm you through and through with their stellar performances during the 2019 Winter Concert! See—and hear—it all on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: December 6th, 2019
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TNCS 5th- through 8th-Graders Take the Youth Chinese Test!

On Wednesday, November 13th, TNCS upper elementary and middle school students sat for the YCT. Although we won’t know their scores for a few weeks, taking this test was an important milestone in their developing proficiency with the Mandarin Chinese language! See how they used their speaking skills to repeat, reply, and describe on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: November 15th, 2019
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Global Studies at TNCS Gets to the Heart of Ancient Civilizations!

In Q1, TNCS 5th- through 8th-graders explored ancient Maya, Inca, and Aztec civilizations in Global Studies. Such exploration of how humankind made important discoveries in architecture, mathematics, technology, and more gives us insight into where we came from and how we might advance from here. See how TNCS students are cultivating their global citizenship on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: November 1st, 2019
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Service Learning Gets Souped Up at TNCS!

Service is a core value at TNCS, and Dean of Service Learning Alicia Danyali makes sure all TNCS students join service initiatives regularly. Get the “scoup” on how a Q1 project is helping feed Baltimore’s hungry citizens on our official school blog, Immersed!
Published: September 27th, 2019
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