2018 Admissions Info


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Why Your Child Should Apply

Since 1989, we have helped more than 20,000 children just like yours prepare for higher education. Our customized programs provide the advantages that students need, and our staff of College Crusade advisors offers guidance along the way. Your child will also receive financial aid for college.

Advisors who care

College Crusade advisors begin working with stu­dents in 6th grade and continue support­ing them throughout college. Our advisors are a diverse group of young professionals who understand the challenges that young people face. They know what your child needs to do to get ready for college. Most of all, our advisors care! Crusaders think of our advisors as trusted friends who are always there to help them with the everyday things that could keep them from succeeding in school and in life.

Engaging college-readiness programs

Our college readiness pro­grams and services provide the advantages your child needs to prepare for success in higher education. They include:

  • After-school, Saturday, vacation, and summer programs
  • Leadership development
  • Career exploration activities
  • College application workshops
  • College visits
  • SAT preparation
  • Assistance with financial aid forms

Best of all, our programs and services are no cost to you.

Help with the high cost of college

College Crusade Scholarships can make college more afford­able for your child. Crusaders who are finan­cially eligible can receive donated scholarships from postsecondary institutions in Rhode Island and from other colleges and universities in our Scholarship Collaborative. Crusaders also have the opportunity to apply for grants to help with college expenses beyond tuition and fees.

Who is eligible to apply:

To apply for admission to The College Crusade, students must:

> Be a resident of Central Falls, Cranston, Providence, Pawtucket, West Warwick, or Woonsocket

> Qualify for free or reduced price lunch

> Be enrolled and attending grade 6 as of September 2018 in one of our partner schools:

Central Falls
Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy
Calcutt Middle School
Segue Institute for Learning
The Learning Community

Hugh B. Bain Middle School
Park View Middle School

Francis J. Varieur Elementary School
Goff Middle School
Jenks Middle School
Nathanael Greene Elementary School
Slater Middle School

DelSesto Middle School
Esek Hopkins Middle School
Gilbert Stuart Middle School
Nathan Bishop Middle School
Nathanael Greene Middle School
Paul Cuffee Middle School
Roger Williams Middle School
Times 2 Academy Middle School
West Broadway Middle School

West Warwick
Deering Middle School

Woonsocket Middle School at Hamlet
Woonsocket Middle School at Villa Nova

Questions? Contact us:

Olinda Matos
Director of Family Engagement

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