~ 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.
Convocation Address 2021 — Headmaster John Heaton
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?
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A New Covenant student…
Meet a few of our grads
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.
Class of 2007 | Western Kentucky University, 2012
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!”
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.
New Covenant News
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.