FAQs

How do we apply?

A: To apply, visit the Enrollment Process page under the Admissions tab. Complete the student application and submit it online. The non-refundable $100 application fee is payable by check or credit card to New Life Christian School. We will need copies of student transcripts and standardized testing, as described in the packet.

How long does the admission process take?

A: Once the application has been submitted, and all necessary documents are in, an admissions interview is held with the admissions committee. The admissions director will then make a decision, usually within one week.

What time does the school start and end each day?

A: The day begins at 8:20am (students may be dropped off as early as 8:00am) and ends at 3:20pm

Does New Life have before and after school care?

A: Yes, New Life offers an Extended Day Program.  See here for more information.

How is lunch handled at New Life Christian School?

A: Students bring their lunches from home. There are two commercial grade microwave ovens available for students to heat their food. Drinks may be purchased at the school. Twice a week the students have the option to purchase their lunch from two outside restaurant chains, namely Chick-fil-A and pizza.

Where can I purchase uniforms?

A: Uniforms are available from LAND’S END.

Is New Life an accredited school?

A: New Life holds dual accreditation from the Association of Christian School International and from Middle States Association.

What instructional materials does New Life Christian School use?

A: New Life Christian School prefers materials from Christian publishers like; Bob Jones University Press, A Beka Book, Christian Schools International, and ACSI. Carefully screened publications from many other publishers round out the instructional materials.

What are New Life’s requirements for graduation from high school?

A: Requirements for a New Life diploma exceed those from the Maryland State Department of Education. Students need 25 units of credit distributed across the major subject areas. There is also a Service Learning requirement for graduation.

Does New Life offer extracurricular activities and interschool sports?

A: New Life offers sports programs, drama, ensemble, clubs and field trips.

Is there bus transportation to New Life?

A: There is no bus service. Parents are responsible for delivering and picking up their children. Parents organize carpools when possible.

Does New Life offer financial aid?

A: New Life offers financial aid to families after being enrolled one year.

Do you have any additional programs for students?

A: With the help of educational therapists, New Life has a Discovery Program for students who learn differently in the classroom. The program is specifically designed to assist the children who have special learning needs.  See here for more information.

NLCS AT-A-GLANCE

Founded: 1988
Superintendent: Pastor Abe Pfeifer
Campus Pastor: Pastor Sam Nunez
Principal: Jo Anne Boles
Main Phone: 301-663-8418
Admissions Office: 301-663-8418 ext. 110
School Hour: 8:20am – 3:20pm
Enrollment: 269 students
Student-to-Teacher Ratio: Elementary 12:1, Middle 15:1, High 20:1
Faculty: 38 full and part-time faculty and staff
Extended Day Program: 7:30-8:00am and 3:20-4:30pm – available to all K-12th Grade students for an additional fee
Uniforms: Grades K-12. Uniforms contribute to a positive learning environment
Accreditations and Affiliations: Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA), Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

Schedule a Visit and Tour of Our School in Frederick, MD! Contact Debbie Robold in the office drobold@newlifecs.org or 301-663-8418 ext. 110 to arrange a visit and tour.