New Covenant Academy Welcomes You to Our Community!
NCA is a not-for-profit, Christian college preparatory school, located in Springfield, MO serving approximately 650 students in grades Jr. Kindergarten through 12th since 1979.
- Academics: Strong college preparatory program that integrates faith and learning.
- College credit: Dual college credit opportunities for high school students through Missouri State University and Drury University.
- Staff: Qualified, experienced Christian faculty and staff who genuinely care about students.
- Guidance Counseling: Experienced guidance counselors provide career counseling, college planning and academic guidance with a Christian emphasis.
- Sports: Competitive athletic program for boys and girls in grades 7-12. Intramural programs for grades Jr.K-6.
- Fine-Arts: Co-curricular classes include Band, Choir, Art, Drama, Library, Speech, Physical Education, Spanish, Computer, Business, and Practical Arts (note: offerings subject to specific grade levels).
- Spiritual and character development: Exciting weekly chapel services that challenge students to grow spiritually. Biblical integration into every subject. Opportunities for character development and Christian service.
- Technology: Supporting teacher objectives and student learning, with WiFi, Inspire Technology Initiative which is a BYOD program, computer lab, 7 mobile Chromebook carts, and tablets. Students use emerging technologies in problem-based, interactive, engaged learning and assessment.
- Fun while learning: Extracurricular activities include field trips, retreats, clubs, academic competitions, international or cross-cultural mission trips, student council, and Christian service projects.
- Results: NCA's test results on national achievement and ACT college entrance tests far exceed the national average.
- School accountability: New Covenant Academy is accredited by AdvancED and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International.
- Academic and athletic competition with both public and private schools: NCA is a member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA). "The MSHSAA promotes the value of participation, sportsmanship, team play, and personal excellence to develop citizens who make positive contributions to their community and support the democratic principles of our state and nation".
- Affordable Tuition: Nationally, private education is quite expensive, often with a price tag equal to a college tuition. At NCA, tuition is almost half of the national average for 7-12th-grade and well below the national average for Jr.K-6th-grade. A tuition assistance program is also offered to qualifying families.
- Community: Year after year, when NCA's families are asked, "What is your favorite thing about NCA?"; their top answers are: "the people", "I love my teacher", "I feel like I belong", "my friends", "the support I receive being a part of an extended Christian community of believers with the same goals and values as my own family."
Jr.Kindergarten to 4th Grade-241 Jr. Kindergarten to 4th grade -270
5th to 6th Grade-94 5th to 6th Grade-98
7th to 8th Grade-85 7th to 8th Grade-105
9th to 12th Grade-138 9th to 12th Grade-177
Date: Monday, February 18
Description: No school president's day
Date: March 6, 2019 End of third quarter
Date: Friday, March 8
Description: Early dismissal Jr.K-4 pick-up at 11:20 a.m. | 5-8 pick-up 11:40 a.m. | 9-12 pick-up at 11:30 a.m.
Dates: Monday, March 11 through Friday, March 15, 2019
Description: No school spring break
Date: Friday, April 5, 2019
Description: Early dismissal professional development. Jr.K-4 pick-up at 11:20 | 5-8 pick-up at 11:40 a.m. and 9-12 pick-up at 11:30 a.m.
Date: Friday, April 19, 2019
Description: No school Good Friday
Date: Thursday, April 25
Location: Liberty Campus
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, April 26, 2019
Description: Grandparent's Day
Location: Cox Campus
Grades: Jr.K-4 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Grades: 9-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Early dismissal: Jr.K-4 pick-up 11:20 a.m. | 5-8 pick-up at 11:40 a.m. | 9-12 pick-up at 11:30 a.m.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Grandparent's Day for grades 5-8 is the day before on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, May 10, 2019
Location: Evangel University Chapel
Description: Class of 2019 senior class graduation
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Description: Last day of school early dismissal. Jr.K-4 pick-up at 11:20 a.m. | 5-8 pick-up at 11:40 a.m. | 9-12 pick-up at 11:30 a.m.
The board of directors has approved the 2019-2020 master calendar. It can be located in the Parent's Web Resources tab of Parents Web in PDF format to download and print. It can also be found on the general website at www.newcovenant.net under "Campus Life" Calendar tab, then in the middle of the screen and is also on the "Contact Us" page in the right margin of the screen.
Link to NCA's Athletics Weekly Reminder