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Room-by-Room with the Headmaster 

~ 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 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.


Founded in 1991 New Covenant marks its thirtieth anniversary with a year-long celebration.  Listen to the New Covenant Story as our Headmaster tells it HERE

What Does A New Covenant Graduate Look Like?

(Take 90 seconds to learn more)

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

Taylor Thornburg Overos

Class of 2010 | Covenant College, 2014

B.A. in History: European Religious Art History

Management Consultant in Washington, D.C.

“New Covenant fostered an intentional, virtuous, academic community for most of my life that taught me how to think critically and adore the process of learning.”

Michael Whitlock

Class of 2010 | Virginia Tech, 2015 | Liberty University, 2020

B.S. in Applied Economic Management: Financial Planning

M.S. in Cyber Security

Penetration Testing Consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton

“New Covenant was instrumental in preparing me not just for college, but for all of my life’s journeys. The beauty of its classical, Christian education is sown in building a foundation to embody the mantra of a lifelong learner. From research papers, to job interviews and client meetings, New Covenant prepared me to stand tall in my beliefs and knowledge.”


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.”

Coming Events

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School of Rhetoric Play

Performances will be held: Friday, January 28th & Saturday, January 29th at 7pm Friday, February 4th & Saturday, February 5th at 7pm Tickets ar ...

New Covenant News


Thad Heaton Wins Gold

On Friday, May 21, our men’s and women’s track team competed in the state tournament of the Virginia Independent School Athletic Association (VISAA). The meet w ...

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.