~ 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.
Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study
of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.
Truth, Goodness, and Beauty in a Classical Christian Education
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 grads
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.”
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.”
Class of 2012 | Virginia Military Institute, 2016
B.S. in Economics & Business: Financial Analysis
Financial Planner at TIAA
“New Covenant Schools nurtured the development of the strong foundation on which I have built my life: a thrist for knowledge, a contented confidence, and faith in God.”
Middle School Spring Concert- May 22 , 7pm
The Middle School band, choir and orchestra will all perform in the Moomaw Gym at 7pm.
The Last Day of School
The School of Rhetoric will have an awards ceremony at 1:30pm on May 24 and the school year will end later in the day at 3pm. The Middle School’s last day of school
The 2023 Commencement service will be held at Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Saturday, May 27 at 2pm followed by a reception in the Workman Field House at New Covenant Schools. Rivermont Evangelical
New Covenant News
Gerda Weissman Klein Award Recipient
Jenna Ng (10th) was recently awarded first place for her excellence in writing by the Holocaust Education Foundation of Central Virginia. This foundation was established to help students remember the past and respond
The Middle School Presents: Wilde Tales
The Middle School presented Wilde Tales: The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde on Friday and Saturday night.
The second-grade classes hosted their annual Colonial Day. Students participated in a number of time period activities. They had a wonderful time enjoying a tea party, colonial style dancing, sewing, and much more.
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.
Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.