Admissions at The New Century School

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! 欢迎 (Huānyíng)!

Thank you for considering The New Century School. We are thrilled that your family is interested in learning about our community of inquisitive students, passionate educators, and involved parents. We welcome students from preschool through middle school and help them become independent thinkers with an international perspective.

Please get to know us by exploring our website and connecting with our Department of Admissions

We look forward to meeting your family!

The New Century School’s mission is to challenge students to realize their richest individual potential through progressive, multilingual education and meaningful participation in the world community.

Start Your Journey with TNCS

We’re looking forward to introducing your family to the TNCS’s vibrant community of students, educators, and families. Get started today by connecting with our Admissions department.

Discover TNCS

In Person or Virtual

Join our Admissions Director in a small group setting to learn about our admission process, academics, extracurricular activities, and a day at TNCS. Discover sessions run for about 45 minutes and include time for a guided tour and individual questions and answers.

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Personal Virtual Visit

Weekdays by Appointment

We are pleased to provide a personal 1:1 appointment for you to visit virtually with our Admissions Director. You’ll get specific information about your child’s entering grade level and program, our curriculum, extended care, and answers to questions about any other aspects of our program.

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Apply Online

Online at Your Convenience

Ready for your child to embark on an educational journey with us? Take the first step by starting your online application today. The application takes less than an hour, and there is no fee to apply. We’re looking forward to learning about your child’s unique personality and connecting with you.

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Not sure what option is best for you? Submit a general Admissions Inquiry instead.

The New Century School's Admissions Promise

Inclusion and diversity are cornerstones of the TNCS community. The New Century School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of admissions policy, educational policies, or any other program administered by the school.

Applying to The New Century School

Find out specific deadlines and other application details by visiting our How to Apply page. Applications may be accepted midyear under our rolling admissions policy, and late applications will also be considered.

The New Century School Quick Facts

  • TNCS is an independent private school. Our divisions include middle school (6th–8th grades), elementary (kindergarten–5th grades), and preschool (2- to 5-year-olds).
  • The New Century School is located in the thriving and historic Fell’s Point neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland.
  • We foster a lifelong love of learning and world awareness in every child.
  • Our language program teaches students to become fluent in both Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.
  • The preschool curriculum follows the Montessori method.
  • Kindergarten, elementary, and middle school programs follow inquiry-based curricula.