There are 201 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 27,988 students.
The average private school tuition is $7,269 for elementary schools and $22,560 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
Minority enrollment is 20% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
Middle School students take part in Enviroweek the first week of each school year which includes an Eighth Grade camping trip to Mt. Monadnock. The lessons learned and relationships built during this time lay the foundation for a great year.
St. Philomena School students put on a musical every year. Last year they performed in Annie Jr. This year they are doing the Little Mermaid!
Hendricken offers four levels of academic placement, including a basic college preparatory program, college prep, honors and advanced placement courses.
Rhode Island Private Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
1010 Schools1,3311,331 Students9% 9% Minority
3939 Schools4,8414,841 Students12% 12% Minority
1414 Schools2,1862,186 Students16% 16% Minority
113113 Schools17,00317,003 Students26% 26% Minority
2424 Schools2,5682,568 Students11% 11% Minority
November 24, 2015
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.
November 19, 2015
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.