Northwest Arkansas' Premier Independent School

Empowering Students Age One through Grade 12


Our Mission:

The New School community empowers each student through a well-rounded experience and inspires a love of lifelong learning.

Our Vision:

Our students will be confident and engaged learners who lead through collaboration and compassion.

Our Core Values:

Curiosity, Character, Community, Respect, Citizenship, Innovation, Excellence


Early Childhood

Curriculum goals for the early childhood program involve creating an environment with many opportunities for growth in social emotional and cognitive development, emergent literacy, social studies, science and technology, mathematical thinking, physical development and health.

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Lower School

The success of our Lower School centers on creating the optimal foundation for each student's educational journey. Each teacher is committed to fostering a love of learning and to delivering engaging academic instruction in a supportive and nurturing environment.

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Middle School

The Middle School program, focuses on the social-emotional and academic growth unique to Middle School-age students. Our students emerge from the Middle School program with a clearer picture of their strengths and challenges and the strategies, both academic and personal, for students to employ for life success.

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Upper School

The New School Upper School spans 7th - 12th grade, with the first graduating class in 2020.

The academic program is hands-on and experiential, exemplified by our field experiences around the country and our STEAM-focused Innovation Center.

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The Arts Program at The New School cultivates a sense of belonging, collaboration, arts, appreciation and creative expansion. The goal of the Arts program is to develop students into advanced artists, musicians, actors and dancers.

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Our Admission and Enrollment Office remains open at this time and we continue to accept applications for the 2020-2021 school year.

Our Admission Team is open and ready to connect with your family.



Our one on one session with you, either on campus or virtually, will take you through everything you need to know about The New School and how we can positively impact your child's education. 



Are you interested in learning more about The New School, but not ready to schedule a tour? We're here to answer any questions you have. Contact our Director of Enrollment for more information.