We know it’s not easy to select the right school for your child. Our admission process makes it easier! Visit us at a scheduled guided tour of our school. During the tour observe one of our classrooms to see how our instructors interact with our students. You’ll notice how well the children interact and self-direct their activities, sharing with others and learning at their own pace.
+ Admissions Process
Admission is a simple three-step process
1. Visit us at a scheduled guided tour of our school.
2. Observe one of our classrooms for 30 minutes to see how our instructors interact with our students. You’ll notice how well the children interact and self-direct their activities, sharing with others and learning at their own pace.
3. Submit your application. Once you decide to enroll your child, you’ll complete an application form.
+ Student Handbook
We believe that education is a shared responsibility and that the successful operation of a school depends on the cooperation of everyone concerned: students, parents, and staff. The mission of the NEW SPRINGS SCHOOLS is to create a partnership among the members of this triad. Each of us is responsible for doing our part to make our school a place where we can work and have fun together in harmony.
NEW SPRINGS SCHOOLS is a reflection of all of us. All of our policies are intended to provide a safe and orderly environment that will be conducive to learning. Our faculty and staff look forward to sharing their expertise in academics, special programs, and extracurricular activities. We encourage you to get to know your school, its programs, activities, and schedule. Become an active participant in our school. Get involved through classes, clubs, and activities.
This handbook is an overview of our school’s mission, guidelines, and services. It is an essential reference book describing what we expect and how we do things. Read it carefully, discuss it with your family, and let it act as a guide for your effective involvement in all parts of the school. It has been written to provide students and parents with the information that will make this year purposeful and rewarding in every aspect. When you are finished reviewing this handbook, please sign, date and return the Family Contract indicating your understanding and acceptance of its contents. Keep this handbook because you will use this information throughout the school year.
1. What is a charter school?
A charter school is a public school that operates according to the terms of a charter, or contract, that has been approved by the local board of education and the State Board of Education.
2. What is the difference between a charter school and a traditional public school?
A traditional public school is organized according to federal laws, State Board of Education rules, and local board of education policies. A charter school is organized according to federal laws and the terms of the charter contract.
3. How are charter schools funded?
Charter schools are public schools. By law, a charter school is included in the allotment of funds to the local school system in which the charter school is located. The charter school is to be treated no less favorably than any other public schools in the district with respect to funding for instructional and administrative programs.
4. Are you going to provide any extracurricular activities?
Yes. Learning should always be accompanied with exploration. Therefore, NSS will strive to provide as many opportunities as possible for the students to gain extra experiences. Field trips, sports activities, after-school clubs are a few of the many possibilities NSS will provide.
5. Who can attend a charter school?
Charter schools are public schools of choice. Any student who lives in the charter school’s school band, and district and who submits a timely application may attend a charter school. If the number of applications exceeds the school’s capacity, applicants will be selected through a lottery process. A charter school may not have admission criteria.
Have A Question?
We tried to think of everything, but if you have a question please let us know! We aim to respond to all inquiries quickly, with our office being open Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.