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Thank you for your interest in The Compass School!

Admission by Lottery

The Compass School is a public charter school and in accordance with our charter, enrollment is through a lottery which is open to all RI residents with priority given to Washington County Students. Any applicant not chosen is retained on the waiting list, which will not roll-over from year to year. Applications will become available for electronic submission in December. The last admissions lottery was conducted March 1, 2017.  The next admissions lottery is scheduled for March 1st, 2018. 
We encourage parents and guardians of prospective students to visit us during an Open House which is a great opportunity for parents to visit our school and meet teachers and parents from the Compass Community.  Our 2018 Open House dates are Wednesday, January 17th and Thursday, February 1st. The Open House is conducted as a presentation for parents or guardians with a question and answer period and begins at 5:30 PM. 

Next Compass Lottery: March 1st, 2018

Our 2018-2019 Lottery Application is now available!

The application deadline is February 25, 2018.

We invite you to attend an Open House! 

The Open House begins at 5:30 PM and is conducted as a presentation for parents which includes a question and answer period.  This is a great opportunity for parents and guardians of prospective students to visit our school and meet teachers and families from the Compass Community.

  • Visit our school
  • Meet teachers and staff
  • Talk with other parents
  • For admission inquiries please email admin@compassschool.org

Our Open Houses will occur on the following Dates 

  • January 17th from 5:30-6:30 pm for Elementary Age 6:30 – 7:30 pm for Middle School.
  • February 1st from 5:30-6:30 pm for Middle School and 6:30 – 7:30 pm for Elementary School.