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How to Register for Public and Private Schools

Greenwich’s educational plane offers 15 public schools - 11 elementary schools, three middle schools and Greenwich High School - and nine private schools.

Public School Requirements

To enroll in kindergarten a child needs to reach age 5 b y Jan/ I of the child’s kindergarten year and a proof of residency and birth certificate must be provided to the Board of Education.

Parents may opt to wait until the child reaches 6 - if they sign a form at the Board of Education saying they agree to do so. The parents can also elect to wait another year before enrolling the child. But by age 7 the child needs to be either enrolled or the parents nee to sign a form saying the child will be schooled at home.

A record of immunization for measles, mumps, rubella, DPT (diphtheria, pertussis and Tetanus), HIB (hemophilus influenza type B) must be provided to the Board of Education along with the results of a recent a tuberculosis skin test. The child also needs to undergo a complete physical examination documented on the school health assessment form available from the Board of Education.

Private School Requirements

For information about applying and registering in the Greenwich area private schools, and their pre-registration/enrollment requirements contact them directly with the help of the information below:

 

Brunswick School 
100 Maher Avenue 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admission: Jeffry C. Harris 
Headmaster: Thomas W. Philip 
Grades: Pre-K through 12 
Telephone: 203.625.5800 
Web site

Convent of the Sacred Heart 
1177 King Street 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06831 
Director of Admissions: Pamela McKenna 
Headmaster: Sr. Joan Magnetti, rscj 
Grades: Pre-K through 12 
Hours: 8:25am to 3:25pm 
Telephone: 203.531.6500 
Web site

Eagle Hill School 
45 Glenville Road 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admissions: Rayma Joan Griffin 
Headmaster: Dr. Mark Griffin 
Grades: Elementary through 10th 
Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm 
Telephone: 203.622.9240 
Web site

Greenwich Academy 
200 North Maple Avenue 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admissions: Nancy E. Hoffman 
Headmaster: Molly King 
Grades: Pre-K through 12 
Hours: 7:45am to 4:00pm 
Telephone: 203.625.8990 
Web site

Greenwich Catholic School 
471 North Street 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admissions: Cathy Cunningham 
Headmaster: Genevieve Madonna 
Grades: Pre-K through 8 
Hours: 8:00am to 4:00pm 
Telephone: 203.869.4000 
Web site


Greenwich Country Day School 
Old Church Road 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admissions: Kirby Williams 
Headmaster: Adam Rohdie 
Grades: Pre-K through 9 
Hours: 8:10am to 4:10pm 
Telephone: 203.863.5600 
Web site

The Stanwich School 
257 Stanwich Road 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830 
Director of Admissions: Mauri K. Clarke 
Headmaster: Patricia G. Young 
Grades: K through 9 
Hours: 8:00am to 4:15 pm 
Telephone: 203.869.4515 
Web site


Whitby School 
969 Lake Avenue 
Greenwich, Connecticut 06831 
Director of Admissions: Keldie Riemondi 
Headmaster: Dr. Michele Monson 
Grades: Pre-K through 8 
Hours: 8:30am to 3:15pm 
Telephone: 203.869.8464 
Web site