Joyful Learning

Learning isn’t something you do to reach a goal; it is something you do because it is fun and part of who you are.

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Academic Excellence

We work hard to ensure that our students are strong academically, as well as being creative problem-solvers.

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Diversity Beyond the Numbers

At New City, we believe that teaching students to understand and appreciate diversity is essential for success in life.

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Personal Intelligences

Our students care about others, they look inward to know themselves, and they work together to solve problems and enhance learning. 

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By The Numbers

Recognized as one of the top independent private schools in St. Louis, New City School prides itself on providing a hands-on, progressive learning environment for students age 3 through 6th Grade. Our approach centers not only on facts and skills, but also on fostering a love for learning in every child.


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Students of color representing 46 different zip codes