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~ New Covenant Schools ~

Teaching...

…not just what to know, but how to think.
…not just how to take a test, but how to learn.
…not just how to feel, but what to love.
…not just how to make a living, but how to live.

Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study

of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.

New Covenant Schools is an educational community founded in 1991 in the classical, Christian tradition. Unique in its approach among schools in Central Virginia, New Covenant serves about 450 students in grades PK-12 with the finest classical, Christian program of study in the region. The school is fully accredited with the VAIS, and is affiliated with the Reformed Episcopal Church, serving students from more than 60 churches and a variety of denominations. Our campus is located on 50 acres at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Lynchburg, Virginia.

What Does A New Covenant Graduate Look Like?

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Meet a few of our gradss

Claudia Darden

Class of 2015 | James Madison University, 2019 | George Washington University, 2021

B.A. in Communication Sciences and Disorders       

M.A. in Speech and Language Pathology

“At New Covenant, my teachers encouraged me to share ideas and held my thoughts with respect. Being treated as a peer in conversation with adults who I looked up to has shaped a confidence in my own thinking. This has had a positive impact on every aspect of my life after graduating.”

Olivia Green

Class of 2018 | Randolph College, 2022

B.F.A in Theatre: Acting and Directing

B.A. in History

“New Covenant has prepared me for the future in a way that helps me stand out in college. I find that I am good at articulating arguments and am able to keep a level head while in a class discussion or even in a debate. New Covenant has also helped me to have the understanding to overcome obstacles that others set in front of me.”

Drew Neiderer

Class of 2011 | Virginia Tech, 2015

B.S. in Applied Economics & Management

Financial Advisor at Selective Wealth Management

“New Covenant established the worldview that continues to shape my faith, knowledge base, and ideals today.”

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New Covenant News

Middle School Fall Festival

To kick off the Thanksgiving holiday, the 8th Grade Student Council hosted the annual Middle School Fall Festival. Students enjoyed festive games, team competitions, apple cider, and much more.

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New Covenant Athletics

Some lessons are learned in the classroom.  Some are learned on the field or on the court.  New Covenant Schools maintains an athletic program that physically challenges students, developing character through competitive sport.

New Covenant Fine & Performing Arts

At New Covenant the arts are central – not optional. 

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Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.