Cardigan Mountain School A boarding and day school for boys in grades 6 through 9

For Accepted Students

Congratulations! We look forward to seeing you and your son when the 2023-24 academic year begins. We have compiled a list of helpful information to help you and your son prepare for his year on The Point.

Accepted Student T-Shirts!

If you have not already submitted our form for your student's Cardigan t-shirt, please click here to do so.

Accepted Student T-Shirts

2023-24 School Calendar

September 2023

  • Sept. 6: Registration for all Grade 9 Students
  • Sept. 8: Registration for all students in Grades 6-8
  • Sept 13: First Day of Classes

October 2023

  • Oct. 20: Fall Family Weekend Begins
  • Oct. 21: Fall Family Weekend Ends / Fall Long Weekend Begins
  • Oct. 25: Fall Long Weekend ends for Grades 6-8
  • Oct. 27: Students in Grade 9 due back on campus 

November 2023

  • Nov. 19: Thanksgiving Recess Begins
  • Nov. 27: Thanksgiving Recess Ends

December 2023

  • Dec. 21: Winter Vacation Begins at 8:00 a.m.

Download the Full 2023-24 Calendar

Handbooks and Guides

Parent Planning Guide

The Parent Planning Guide contains the most important information to help you prepare your son for his year on The Point. (2023-24 Updates to the Parent Planning Guide will be posted on April 1, 2023.)

Parent Planning Guide

Student Handbook

The Student Handbook is the primary source of information for the School’s rules and guidelines. (2022-23 Updates to the Student Handbook will be posted on May 1, 2023.)

Student Handbook 

Tuition Payments and Methods

The Cardigan Business Office is currently finalizing payment methods for 2023-24 and we will update this page soon.

For information about domestic wire transfers, contact Sandra Kinne at or use the secure online payment gateways linked below.

Non-Tuition Payments (by Credit Card)

International Wire Transfer Payments 

Important Contacts

Connecting Families

Later this spring or over the summer you will be contacted by a current Cardigan parent through our “Connecting Families” program. This veteran CMS parent will be able to answer questions, etc., that you may have regarding the School and the pre-matriculation process. 

If you have questions about what it's like to be Cardigan family and would like to connect with Cardigan parent immediately, you can do so by visiting our Connect with a Parent Page:

Connect With a Parent

The Plan of the Week

The Plan of the Week can help you stay connected to everything happening at Cardigan. It's updated regularly so students, faculty, and families never miss a thing!

Plan of the Week

Other Ways to Stay Connected to Cardigan

Cardigan students in dinner dress walking past Stoddard Center