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The New Classical


Our mission is to make academic success attainable for all students and to produce independent thinkers prepared for meaningful participation in their world.

The New Classical Academy is dedicated to providing a nurturing and inclusive educational opportunity for every child, from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, who has a desire to learn.



Educational Philosophy

Lower School

Daily Experience

Middle School


Located in Asheville, NC, The New Classical Academy is a private lower and middle school that emphasizes a healthy balance of work and play. This gives our students the best of both worlds, and makes our school a joyful place where children truly enjoy coming every day.



Now Accepting
2020-2021 Applications

Our pre-kindergarten through eighth grade program focuses on five pillars of education:
Rigorous academics
Individualized curriculum
Multi-age experiential learning
Child-directed outdoor play
Authentic learning environment


Happy children learning to love learning! Simply the best feeling I have ever had about a school anywhere...
The dedication to internal motivation is impressive. My daughter is able to make choices about her education and it really has paid off.
We’ve discovered the best private school in Asheville! The teachers are knowledgeable, nurturing, inspiring to their students, and cater to different learning styles.

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