- Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Community Preparatory School was founded in 1983 to provide educational opportunity to low-income students of color.
- Today, Community Prep remains committed to its original mission while serving students from a wide range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
- Community Prep offers students in grades three through eight the benefits of an independent school - small classes, challenging academics, and a positive, nurturing environment - combined with the cultural and economic diversity of a public school.
- While serving students from across Rhode Island, Community Preparatory School's primary commitment is to minority and low-income students from providence. The school's goal is to help its students succeed in college preparatory high school programs and to become community leaders. Moreover, the school is committed to developing and sharing its vision, programs, and resources with the local neighborhood as well as the broader educational community.
- Community Preparatory School challenges students to become confident, independent learners; encourages respect for the cultural and ethnic identities of its multicultural and economically diverse student body; develops a strong sense of public service in students; and engages parents, students, and teachers in goal-setting and planning to ensure academic and social success for each student.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 3-8|
|Total Students||162 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||13 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||12:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||18 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admissions Director||Azikiwe Husband|
|Admissions Associate||Wendy Benjamin|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Kayaking, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||11 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Chess, Chorus, Film, Fitness, MathCounts, Poetry, Puzzles, Salsa, School Senate, Super Sleuths, Young Veterinarian's Chess, Chorus, Film, Fitness, MathCounts, Poetry, Puzzles, Salsa, School Senate, Super Sleuths, Young Veterinarian's,
- School Location Miles Grades Students
ProvidenceGrades: 5-8 | 64 students
525 Branch Ave
Providence, RI 02904
ProvidenceGrades: NS-12 | 159 students
1000 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02905
ProvidenceGrades: PK-12 | 792 students
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
ProvidenceGrades: NS-12 | 827 students
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
ProvidenceGrades: PK-8 | 290 students
635 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908