While reaping the benefits of a single-sex education, NCS students also participate in a number of coeducational opportunities with St. Albans School for Boys
through both schools' coordinate program. This allows students to take advantage of each school's outstanding teachers, state-of-the-art facilities, and diversity and depth of programs. And it significantly expands the academic and extracurricular options available to each young woman and man on the Close.
The coordinate program begins in Lower School, where girls and boys perform together in wind and string ensembles. In Middle School, artistic collaboration continues as drama classes, theatrical productions, and music ensembles bring together the two schools.
Coordinate opportunities increase when NCS students enter the Upper School. Nearly all art activities and classes are coordinate. English classes for grades 11 and 12 are coed, as are many elective classes. And boys and girls participate together in certain sports. Students from our schools approach these new experiences with self-assurance, a result of their single-sex education.