Rhode Island Private Schools

There are 200 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 27,929 students.
The average private school tuition is $7,269 for elementary schools and $22,560 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The average acceptance rate is 80% (view national acceptance rates).
Minority enrollment is 20% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
35% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 1010 Schools
    1,3311,331 Students
    9% 9% Minority
  • 3939 Schools
    4,8414,841 Students
    12% 12% Minority
  • 1414 Schools
    2,1862,186 Students
    16% 16% Minority
  • 113113 Schools
    17,00317,003 Students
    26% 26% Minority
  • 2424 Schools
    2,5682,568 Students
    11% 11% Minority
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