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Enrollment at New Lebanon School Reaches 300 Students
Enrollment at New Lebanon School Reaches 300 Students

New Lebanon School, a magnet and International Baccalaureate (IB) elementary school, has reached 300 enrolled students with rolling admissions continuing. In the 2018-2019 school year, New Lebanon had 229 students enrolled, representing roughly a 31% increase for this current school year.

"We are thrilled with our enrollment numbers. We have a beautiful, new, state-of-the-art, child-centered building ready to welcome our students to a community of engaged learners and passionate teachers and staff," said Ms. Alexandra Bartholomew, Principal at New Lebanon School.

About New Lebanon School

New Lebanon School serves students in Preschool through 5th grade. The new building was designed to accommodate an increased population in the NLS attendance area, as well as to provide for preschool classes and magnet seats as part of the District racial balance plan.

Located atop sloping banks and bordered by natural habitat wetlands, this elementary school has the capacity to serve close to 375 students in grades PreK-5 with an International Baccalaureate program. The goal remains to attract an intra-District magnet school population interested in the research and evidence based IB learning model taught in a small classroom setting.

The new school contains 21 general classrooms, 4 dedicated classrooms for art, music, and science, a new media center, gymnasium, cafeteria, playground, and other support spaces for children, teachers, and school administration.

About the Magnet Program

Interested families are encouraged to contact the New Lebanon School to arrange a tour. The Greenwich Magnet School K – 5th grade Application is available in the office of each Greenwich magnet school, at the Greenwich Board of Education, and online at www.greenwichschools.org/magnetschools.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as space is available based on grade level sections. Applications should be submitted through the same procedure as for the Magnet Lottery.

About the International Baccalaureate Program

Founded in 1968, the International Baccalaureate Organization® (IBO) is a non-profit educational foundation offering four highly respected programmes of international education that develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.

The IB has a hard-earned reputation for high standards of teaching, pedagogical leadership and student achievement. We work with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.

New Lebanon School earned its' accreditation as an authorized International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School in 2012.

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