In light of recent school closures (and Open House cancellations) due to inclement weather, we will be extending our 2019-20 enrollment lottery to Tuesday, February 19th! If you have any questions about the application process please email Office Manager Ashley Davis <ashley.davis@newcitycharterschool.org>

New City students do field work at the state capitol: On a tour of the capitol dome (left) and participating in a science project with Rep. Ilhan Omar (right).

APPLY NOW for the 2019-2020 School Year! Please fill out page 1 of the application (also found under “Application & Student Handbook” tab) by 11:59pm on Feb. 8th and bring to the office (1500 6th Street NE – Door #1) or send to Ms. Ashley (ashley.davis@newcitycharterschool.org). We’re excited to welcome you into our learning community!

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New City Charter School 

What is a Charter School?

In Minnesota, charter schools are tuition free, independent public schools that are open and welcome to all students no matter what ability or need. They are governed and operated jointly by licensed teachers, parents, and community members.

What is New City Charter School?

New City School is a tuition free Minneapolis Kindergarten-8th Grade Charter School rooted in academic, social and emotional best practices. Committed to school-wide integration of social, emotional and academic learning, we proudly feature multi-age classrooms with arts infused learning taught by passionate teachers in a truly caring, diverse environment.

The NCS Experience

Tuition Free * 35 Highly Qualified and Caring Staff *Inquiry-Driven Approach * Leadership Opportunities for Every Student * Free/Reduced Lunches (for qualifying students) * Art and Music Enriched* Physical Education Learning Matched to Your Child’s Needs * Free Busing in Minneapolis * Social and Emotional Learning * and Much More!

Tour Dates

Come see New City with your own eyes! Take a tour of our campuses, see morning meetings & the beginning of instruction in action, and have your questions answered. Tours are 10:20am-11:00am on the Wednesdays listed below. Sign up is required and tours fill up fast so please call to schedule with Ms. Ashley (612-623-3309) and indicate the age(s) of your prospective student(s). We look forward to meeting you!

  • February 13, 10:30am
  • February 20, 10:30am
  • February 27, 10:30am
  • March 6, 10:30am

Open House Dates

  • We are currently enrolling in K-8! We welcome you and your child to meet teachers, ask questions, and take a tour. Discover why New City School is a great school for your family!
  • Open Houses are generally held on the first Tuesday of the month from 5:30-6:30pm
  • You do not need to RSVP for an Open House, just show up and come meet some of our staff!
  • Each Open House starts promptly at 5:30, if you will not make it to the school by 5:45 please plan to attend the next scheduled Open House. See Open House Dates for the 2018-19 school year below:
    • October 2, 5:30pm
    • November 13, 5:30pm
    • December 4, 5:30pm
    • January 8, 5:30pm
    • February 12, 5:30pm
    • March 5, 5:30pm
    • April 9, 5:30pm
    • May 7, 5:30pm

Please contact Ms. Ashley at 612.623.3309 to learn more information about our open house.

New City School is a place where your child will learn and succeed!

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