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NCCL School

Bette Balder, Director
Map401 Phillips Ave.
Newark, DE 19711
  • Independent School


Small Classes, Big Ideas -NCCL is an independent, progressive elementary and middle school. Its mission is to provide a rich academic foundation while fostering confident thinkers and igniting the passion for learning that is within each child. Small multi-age classes are led by expert teachers. Structured K-8 curriculum includes: mathematics, reading, writing, social studies, science, Spanish, music, art, physical education, and full recess for all ages. Points of Pride: Our students love to learn!
Points of Pride: Small Classes, Big Ideas. NCCL provides a rich academic foundation while fostering confident thinkers & igniting the passion for learning that is within each child. NEW & EXCITING: NCCL is one of 8 schools in DE selected for the Pathways to Green Schools Program



Open House Dates

November 4, 2-4 pm: November 6, 9-11 am: March 10, 2-4 pm: March 12, 9-11 am

Additional Information:

County: New Castle
Grades of School: K-8
Gender: Coed
Enrollment: 80
Religious affiliation: None
Students per teacher: 10
Tuition: $12,888
Financial aid offered?: yes
Technology programs, what grade offered?: 1:1 devices: Type: computers, IPADS- Provided; Coding Instruction
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Spanish-K
Extracurricular Activities: Visual arts
Vocal music
Specific Extracurricular programs: Field trips, Upper-school camping,apprenticing
School climate (what are you known for?): Unique curriculum
Warm community
Some special needs accommodated>: no
Summer program?: no
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