~ New Covenant Schools ~


…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.

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 420 students in grades PK-12 with the finest classical, Christian program of study in the region. The school is fully accredited, 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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A New Covenant student…

...is a Lover of Truth, Goodness & Beauty
...is Eloquent in Written & Spoken Word
...is Intellectually Vigorous
...is Prudent in Speech & Action
...meets Failure with Confidence; Success w/Humility

Meet a few of our grads

Matthew Shaughnessy

Class of 2010 | Virginia Tech, 2014

Major: Communications
Currently Employer: Eddy Alexander, Roanoke, Va

“When I reflect on my time at New Covenant I am always drawn to the memories I have of my teachers. They were gracious, kind, and caring people who gave me lessons for godly living.”

Hattie Eshleman​

Class of 2013 | James Madison University, 2017

Major: Studio Art
Occupation: Artist and Metalsmith

“As an artist I seek to express truth through beauty. New Covenant instilled in me a hunger for knowledge, which is strongly at play in the research behind all of my work. New Covenant gave me a love for learning and a desire to look past facts and to delve into the deeper truths behind them.”

Drew Neiderer

Class of 2011 | Virginia Tech, 2015

Major: Applied Economics & Management
Current Employer: Montvue Capital, Lynchburg, VA

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

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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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