There are 193 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 26,088 students.
The average private school tuition is $7,524 for elementary schools and $24,161 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
The Harkness Table (an oval table with seating for 10-12 students plus a teacher) provides an energizing platform for debate, discussion, listening and collaboration. The Harkness Method guarantees students a front row seat for participating and learning in every class.
Music, drama, media arts and visual art are available as electives, afterschool clubs and through our award-winning Arts Academy program.
Our athletic facilities at Faxon Farm, located 15 minutes away in Rehoboth, MA, feature the only turf field dedicated to women's sports in southeastern New England.
PreK students enjoy their bright & sunny room, having moved up the hill to the 'big school' after many years of being housed in a separate small building on the property.
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
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