We nurture a love of learning through creative and rigorous instruction in a supportive and caring community to help children cultivate positive relationships and educational curiosity.
Our vision for educating creative, independent students is through implementation of a rigorous core academic curriculum, engaging art enrichments, and providing an inclusive, caring community. New Traditions strives to promote a culture of diversity and inclusivity in hopes of developing well-rounded, kind student advocates.
As a student-centered school, we take pride in ourselves as a community that focuses on creative, meaningful, and rigorous instruction. We consistently prioritize the Arts and we recognize the positive effects of a well rounded education. Our high achievement levels are only possible because of the connection and interdependence of families, staff and students working together. Building strong positive relationships is at the core of our work.
We believe that all children can learn and be successful through arts-related programs that work hand in hand with our academics. Our commitment to maintaining robust visual art, music and other creative opportunities at New Traditions - for all of our students - makes our school unique.
At New Traditions, each incident of conflict represents an opportunity for learning. Our Positive Behavior System asks our students to examine their own actions and evaluate how those actions affect others. As a Restorative school, we continue to support the growth and development of our kids’ social-emotional literacy. We begin every school day with a morning circle that emphasizes our promises to Be Safe, Be Responsible, and Be Respectful.
At New Traditions, we know that inclusive education is not specifically about students with disabilities but relates to all students, with an emphasis on special population students, including at-risk, English Language Learners, and culturally diverse students.
School & Class Size
New Traditions is considered a small elementary school, with 2 classes in each grade level, from K-5. Our average enrollment is 255 students across 11 classrooms. Our K-3 classrooms are capped at 22 students, and our Combination 4th/5th Classes have a maximum of 29 students. New Traditions most recent achievement and diversity statistics can be found in our School Accountability Report Card.