- In 2010, Jossey-Bass publishes our faculty’s book, Celebrating Every Learner.
- In 2011, the Betsy Blankenship Plaza on Waterman is created.
- In 2014, New City celebrates 45 years at our Founders' Dinner in the Fox Theatre.
- In 2015, Head of School Tom Hoerr retires after 34 years at New City School. Pat Nuernberger becomes interim Head of School for the 2015-2016 school year during the search for a permanent replacement.
- In July of 2015, Alexis Wright is named the next Head of School at New City.
- In 2019, New City School received its largest ever gift of $2 million to bolster our endowment to support Variable Tuition and to establish an endowment to support faculty and staff compensation, benefits, and professional development.
- In April 2019, New City School hosted a diversity conference in partnership with Pollyanna, Inc. Participants from a number of schools gathered for breakout sessions, discussions, and the opportunity to connect with one another. The keynote speaker for this conference was author and professor Dr. Joshua Bennett.
Since 1969, New City School has been committed to providing opportunities for a diverse group of children (and adults!) to learn together, to be creative, and to develop a sense of independence and confidence. It is a place that considers the needs of children first, a place that is built on a commitment to diversity, and a place that brings children, parents and teachers together in a community of joyful learning.
Our Four Pillars
Throughout their time at New City School, students practice and develop self-awareness and mindfulness as they uncover and build their identity; they learn to question, connect to, and understand the world around them as they chase their passions and gain the knowledge and skills to help them reimagine the road ahead. Curricula across grade levels at New City School connects across the throughlines of identity, interconnectedness, and agency & advocacy, which are grounded in our Four Pillars: