Cluny School

75 Brenton Rd,
Newport, RI, 02840-0284
     Tel: (401)847-6043
Grades: PK - 8 | 198 students
Cluny School has a long and distinguished history in Newport County.
In 1953, at the invitation of the Bishop of Providence, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny established their first Provincial House and Novitiate in the United States.
The Provincial House is located on Brenton Road, in Newport, Rhode Island, across the street from the Arthur Curtis James Estate, which was deeded to the Diocese of Providence in 1941.
Cluny School offers Christian values and quality education in a warm, nurturing environment.
There is one of each grade Pre-k through 8.
The average class size for K through 8 is 20 students.
Pre-k is limited to 12 students.
Both kindergarten and Pre-K have full-time assistants.
We provide each student with an excellent academic and spiritual foundation to be successful in today’s world.
Our four acre campus is located near the historic Ocean Drive and Fort Adams.
Cluny offers challenging academic subjects and a wide variety of extracurricular activities and athletic programs.
Our graduates are accepted at many private high schools with an excellent foundation for success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 198 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Cluny School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. George's School (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Michaels Country Day School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Michaels Country Day School (2.3 miles away)
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  • NewportSt Michaels Country Day School
    180 Rhode Island Ave
    NewportRI02840
    (401)849-5970
    2.3 mi | 189 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MiddletownKinderart Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    146 Aquidneck Ave
    MiddletownRI02842
    (401)847-0685
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    3.3 mi | 2 students | Gr. K                      
  • NewportSt. George's School
      (Episcopal)
    P.O. Box 1910
    NewportRI02840
    (401)847-7565
      (Episcopal)
    3.6 mi | 370 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MiddletownValley Community School Middletown
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    60 Hammerlund Way
    MiddletownRI02842
    (401)849-6981
    Special Education School  (Non-sectarian)
    3.8 mi | 4 students | Gr. PK                      
  • MiddletownNewport Montessori
    Montessori School
    82 Valley Rd
    MiddletownRI02842
    (401)848-9474
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    4.4 mi | 7 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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