- There are 193 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 26,049 students.
- The average private school tuition is $7,524 for elementary schools and $24,161 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Located on 88 acres overlooking Narragansett Bay, Rocky Hill's stunning campus fosters exploration and discovery within a safe environment.
Music, drama, media arts and visual art are available as electives, afterschool clubs and through our award-winning Arts Academy program.
Each class chooses a community service to perform. Here the whole school raises funds for epilepsy awareness-the Matty Hatty fund.
St. Philomena School is situated on beautiful Narragansett Bay on Aquidneck Island in Portsmouth, RI. Students use our beachfront for science classes.
Saint Pius V School was founded in 1929 in the Dominican Tradition. Four Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia still administer and teach in the school. The Dominican friars of the Province of Saint Joseph serve Saint Pius V Parish.
The school celebrated our 60th year of education with a mass & birthday party on September 13, 2008. Alumni blew out candles after an encore performance in honor of the school's Mercy tradition.
Rhode Island Private Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
10 Schools1,132 Students10% Minority
39 Schools4,850 Students12% Minority
14 Schools2,262 Students15% Minority
109 Schools15,578 Students28% Minority
23 Schools2,463 Students11% Minority
February 11, 2017
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February 10, 2017
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February 10, 2017
The only way private schools can build their financial security is through gifts. Major gifts offer proof of how deeply many donors feel about their private schools. Their munificence is a wonderful example to others.