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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.

Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study

of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.

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

Laura Williamson

Class of 2013 | Hillsdale College, 2017

B.S. in Exercise Science

M.S. in Public Health

Kindergarten Teacher in China

“New Covenant Schools focuses on teaching students how to communicate well, both with the written word and verbally. In the multilingual society I live in, it’s necessary to communicate effectively. From communicating with my bilingual coworkers to working on graduate school applications, I have the tools to communicate clearly and effectively.”

Olivia Green

Class of 2013 | Randolph College, 2022

B.F.A in Theatre: Acting and Directing

B.A. in History

“New Covenant has prepared me for the future in a way that helps me stand out in college. I find that I am good at articulating arguments and am able to keep a level head while in a class discussion or even in a debate. New Covenant has also helped me to have the understanding to overcome obstacles that others set in front of me.”

Drew Neiderer

Class of 2011 | Virginia Tech, 2015

B.S. in Applied Economics & Management

Financial Advisor at Selective Wealth Management

“New Covenant established the worldview that continues to shape my faith, knowledge base, and ideals today.”

Coming Events

Art Fair, March 11

New Covenant’s annual Art & Science Fair will be held on Monday, March 11. Students showcase their artwork in various categories such as sculpture, photography, painting, and mixed media. Middle School and SOR

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New Covenant News

Middle Spelling Bee

New Covenant held the annual spelling bee last Friday in Moomaw Center. Students in Middle School studied for several weeks in preparation for the event which lasted for a record-breaking 37 rounds! It

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The SOR will hosted their annual Cotillion. Students danced the night away and carried on the traditions including The Grand March and the Junior Class Presentation which celebrates the Junior Class as the

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We loved seeing our alumni and cheering our Gryphons on at homecoming. It was an exciting night for basketball, with all of our teams bringing home victories. During halftime, the alumni beat current

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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. 

Classical, Christian Education is the cultivation of wisdom and virtue through the study of the Scriptures, the liberal arts and the humanities.