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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

Aubrey Sneed

Class of 2017 | Disney College Program

University of Central Florida

Current Employer:  Walt Disney World

Aubrey was chosen to be a part of the first crew
of the Star Wars Area at Hollywood Studios and when she is “Off Planet” she is attending the Disney College Program.

Luke Sharrett

Class of 2007 | Western Kentucky University, 2012

Major: Photography
Current Employer: Free-lance Photojournalist

Luke Sharrett is a freelance photographer based in Louisville, Kentucky. His work continues to show up in the NY Times, WA Post, Wall St Journal, and Bloomberg Financial News. He has been involved in WW2
reenactment, and is almost qualified as a reenactment paratrooper. He will be jumping at the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Invasion in June, 2020. “If I don’t jump, I will be taking photos!”

Aaron Evans

Class of 2017 | Virginia Tech 2021

Major: Electrical Engineering

Aaron is planning to specialize in power systems engineering and graduate in June, 2021. He has been to Haiti five times over the through his church, West Lynchburg Baptist. He spends the week in Haiti teaching at Source of Light orphanage, telling Bible stories, teaching songs, playing games with them, and sharing the gospel in any way he can.

Coming Events

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.