NCS building closure through May 1st. Distance Learning begins Monday, April 6th. 

Dear New City Families and Friends,

Governor Walz and Education Commissioner Ricker announced on Friday, March 27th that schools would remain closed through May 1st, with Monday, 4th targeted as the return date. We will implement our Distance Learning Plan (see below) after spring break, on Monday, April 6th.

Click here to read/review the New City School Distance Learning Plan, which will go into effect on Monday, April 6th.

April 9th School Board Meeting Details The New City School Board will meet as scheduled on April 9th, 2020 at 5:00pm. The board will meet remotely except for the Director, Todd, who will be at the school building. If you have interest in attending the meeting, Todd will let you in via Door #1 between 4:45-5:00pm.

APPLY NOW for the 2020-2021 School Year! We still have openings in some grades. Please fill out the ADMISSION REQUEST FORM (also found under “Application & Student Handbook” tab) and send to Ms. Ashley ( We’re excited to welcome you into our learning community!

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).

Hear About New City From Our Students!

All School Meeting

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, 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, Music, and Theater Enriched* Gifted and Talented Programming 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 10:10am-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!

  • Tours are currently on hold during the COVID-19 closure

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. During the months of February, March, and April, we hold open houses nearly every Tuesday evening (see schedule below).
  • 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. Come to Door #1 (blue awning) at 1500 6th Street NE to enter the school.
  • See remaining Open House Dates below:


    • Open Houses are currently postponed during the COVID-19 Closure
  • 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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Todavia estamos aceptando aplicaciones para los grados KG-8vo! Registre a su hijo y sea parte de nuestra comunidad de estudiantes emprendedores!

Por favor llene  pagina 1 de nuestra aplicacion (tambien puede encontrar un enlace en “Application & Student Handbook”)Puede dejar su aplicacion en persona en nuestro edificio principal, o envie su aplicacion via electronica a (

Ciudadanos en Accion: Alumnos del 4to Grado de New City participan en el debate de Hall’s Isaland con el recien-elegido miembro de Minneapolis Park Board, Chris Meyer

Hear About New City From Our Students!

Que piensan nuestros estudiantes acerca de New City? Mire sus opiniones en el siguiente video!

All School Meeting

New City Charter School 

Que es una Escuela Charter?

Que es la Escuela Charter New City? La Escuela Charter New City esta enraizgada en la filosofía de las Aulas de Respuesta.  Estamos comprometidos con la integración social y el desempeño académico, nos sentimos orgullosos de contar con clases de edades múltiple infundidas en arte dictadas por maestros apasionados por su trabajo en un ambiente de respeto y afectuosidad!

Sea Parte de La Experiencia NCS

*Es Completamente Gratuita. *35 Personas altamente Calificadas y Afectuosos. *Excelentes Resultados Academicos! *Oportunidades de Liderazgo para cada Estudiante. *Almuerzos Gratis/Reducidos (para los estudiantes que califiquen) *Lecciones de Arte y Música de acuerdo. *Transporte Gratuito dentro de la cuidad de Minneapolis y mucho mas!

Horario de los Tours

Venga y compruebelo con sus propios ojos! Conozca nuestros edificios, sea parte del comienzo del dia y obtenga una respuesta a sus preguntas. Los Tours son de 10:30am-11:00am los dias Miercoles, estos comienzan en el Main Campus y terminan en East Campus. Tiene que registrarse con anticipacion ya que los tours se llenan muy rapido, por favor llame a Ms. Ashley al (612-623-3309) e indique la edad(s) de su futuro estudiante(s). Estamos muy emocionados en conocerles!

    • Marzo 7 – 10:30am
    • Marzo 14 – 10:30am
    • Marzo 21 – 10:30am
    • Marzo 28 – 10:30am

Venga a una de nuestras Casas Abiertas y sea parte de la experiencia NCS!

          • Tenemos espacios disponibles en K-8! Le invitamos a Usted y a su familia a venir y conocer a los maestros, hacer preguntas o tomar un tour por nuestras instalaciones. Descubra porque la Escuela New City es la mejor opción para usted y su Familia!
          • Las Open House son de 5:30pm-6:30pm en el Edificio Principal,
            229 13th Ave NE
          • Todas las Open House empiezan a las 5:30 en punto, si usted no podra llegar antes de las 5:45 por favor venga a las proxima.
            • Marzo 6 (2018)
            • Abril 10 (2018)
            • May 1 (2018)

        La Escuela New City es el lugar perfecto para que su hijo alcance el éxito! Nuestros resultados Académicos así lo demuestran!