Applying to Cluny
Cluny School serves students in preschool through grade eight. Three year olds are eligible to enter pre-school. Parents can opt to enroll students for three, four or five days per week. Children must be potty trained before entering the program. Cluny School offers a pre-kindergarten for four year olds, which is a full time program five days per week. A student entering kindergarten must be five years of age on or before September 1 of the current school year per Rhode Island State regulations. Exceptions are made at the discretion of the Head of School or through the evaluation process with Newport Public Schools.
Cluny School accepts applications on a year round basis. An Application Form can be downloaded and printed by clicking here. The form can also be obtained by calling the school office at 401.847.6043, ext. 422. Parents or guardians should mail completed forms along with a $50 non-refundable application processing fee per child to:
75 Brenton Road
Newport, RI 02840
Enrollment is offered on a first come, first served basis. Admissions priority is given to siblings of enrolled students and children of alumni. Families receive written acceptance within two weeks of receipt of application. If no space is available in a given grade, the student’s name is placed on a waiting list.
To finalize a registration, a signed contract must be submitted with a $500 deposit per family, which is later applied to tuition. Families are required to create an on-line account in the tuition management and financial aid assessment firm, FACTS Management.
The following documents are required:
- Application Form
- School Contract
- FACTS Tuition Agreement
- FACTS Tuition Assistance Application (if applicable)
- Birth Certificate
- Baptismal Certificate (if applicable)
- Health Records: physical form, lead testing and immunization records following the State of Rhode Island guidelines
- Transcripts from previous school