Newport Public Schools

Providing Students Opportunities and Access to the World through Quality Education

Student Registration  
Registration is now open for new students for the 2016-2017 school year.  Registrations are by appointment only.  Please click on the button below to schedule your appointment.

All registrants must provide evidence of the following information at the scheduled registration appointment:

1.     Birth Certificate-(Official Copy only), Passport, or Military ID

2.     Proof of Immunization and physical exam

3.     Parent/Guardian Photo ID

4.     Proof of Residency-Students must reside in Newport with parent/guardian and provide one of the following: 

·         Current utility bill, not including cell phone bills

·         Current rental/lease 

·         If it is a 'lives with' situation, the person you are living with (i.e. family, friend) is required to write a letter to the Newport School Department explaining the living situation. Proof of residency for the person you are living with is also required, an attendance officer will verify.


Pre-K registration
Please contact Nichole Cardoza,
Early Childhood Coordinator


To find out more about our Child Outreach Screening, click here.

 Before you register your Pre-K child, please contact Nichole Cardoza for more information. 


Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 4

Please contact the Technology Office
109 Old Fort Road
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-2100 ext 279
Please visit the Kindergarten registration page for more information.  

The Technology Office is located in Rogers High School Room 416, which is easily accessible from the rear parking lot off Old Fort Road, across the street from the Newport Fire Department.  Parking is available near the tennis courts.  Enter Rogers High School directly across from the main entrance to the Newport Area Career and Technical Center, through the red door in the corner with the REGISTRATION sign.


To find out more about before and after school childcare, click here.

Grades 5 through 8

Please contact JoAnn Gorman
Thompson Middle School
55 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-1493

 Grades 9 through 12

Please contact Debra Grover
Rogers High School
15 Wickham Road
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-6235 ext. 2

In order to complete the registration packet prior to your visit, click on 2016-2017 Registration Packet to download the packet to your computer. You will need Adobe Reader to complete the forms on your computer. To download Adobe Reader, click here. If you do not have a printer, the saved unsigned forms can be emailed to Once you arrive to register, we can print them for your signature.


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