Admissions Process

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The New School’s admissions policy strives to achieve a broad diversity within our school and to balance the various demographics of each classroom.

Admission to The New School is based on the successful completion of the application processes described below.

General Application Process

The following applies to all families enrolling in any of our programs.

      • Call the school at (919) 303-3636 to schedule a school tour.
      • Submit an Application Form to the school with a $200.00 non-refundable application fee. The form fields are active. Use Acrobat Reader or Preview to complete the form electronically and email it to the school. (Please do not use Chrome browser to complete the form since the data will not be saved.) Alternatively, you can print out the form, complete it manually, and drop it in the mail or at our office.
      • Depending on the requested program, a school administrator may contact you to schedule an admissions visit for you and your child.
      • After your child’s visit, the school will email you with an admissions decision.
      • Upon acceptance into our program, the admissions office will mail you an acceptance letter, an Enrollment Contract, and a new student packet to be submitted to the school.

Elementary and Middle School Application Process

In addition to the above process, the following requirements apply to all first through eighth grade applicants.

      • Request a teacher recommendation from your child’s current teacher using our Teacher Evaluation Form, and submit this to the school.
      • Obtain student records and samples of recent writing and math work from your child’s current school.
      • Schedule an admissions visit for your child to visit a classroom.
      • After your child’s visit, the school will email you with an admissions decision.

Application Fee

To pay your application fee online using PayPal, please use the payment button below to process your payment. Please note that the online deposit will be $205.80 due to PayPal’s 2.9% surcharge.


If you have any questions about applying for admission, please do not hesitate to contact us.