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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.

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

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

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

2022- Chapel

Evensong Thursday, May 12th

Our 5th and 6th grade choristers will present the sung liturgy of Evensong on May 12 at 7:00 pm in the newly renovated Marie Macdonald Chapel.  Parents and othe ...

New Covenant News

2022- Thesis

Senior Thesis Defense

While the New Covenant curriculum includes many unique features spanning the grades, the most notable is the senior thesis project. The classical, Christian pro ...

2022- Hands & Hearts

Hands & Hearts

Our Hands & Hearts community service day was held on Wednesday, April 13.  This project is designed to strengthen the connection between students and teache ...

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.