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~ 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 435 students in grades PK-12 with the finest classical, Christian program of study in the region. The school is fully accredited, 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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A New Covenant student… a Lover of Truth, Goodness & Beauty Eloquent in Written & Spoken Word Intellectually Vigorous Prudent in Speech & Action
...meets Failure with Confidence; Success w/Humility

Meet a few of our grads

Galen Creekmore

Class of 2014 | Christopher Newport University, 2018

Dbl Major: Political Science | American Studies

Current Employer:  Central Virginia Electric Cooperative – Key Account Manager

New Covenant prepared me to be a good citizen and leader. It filled me with a desire to pursue excellence in all things and a moral compass to direct and define my life. New Covenant allowed me to begin establishing a life of gravity, consequence and purpose; and above all, to lead a life of significance.

Taylor Thornburg Overos

Class of 2010 | Covenant College, 2014

Major: History
Current Employer: The Atlantis Project, Arlington, VA

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.

Mark Sette

Class of 2006 | Liberty University, 2010

Major: Business
Current Employer: Portfolio Manager at Wealthsimple, NY, NY (FinTech Startup)

New Covenant built my critical thinking skills on a foundation of logic complemented through language, history, math and science. Working in finance and tech requires a combination of technical skills, quick decision making, and client engagement. New Covenant prepared me.

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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.

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At New Covenant the arts are central – not optional.