There are 193 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 26,079 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.
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.
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.
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!
Prout's up-to-date science and math laboratories are impressive and provide a great environment for learning.
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
January 11, 2017
Letters of interest and cover letters are frequently used interchangeably even though they have different purposes.
January 03, 2017
When you visit schools, please don't make the following common mistakes. A little thought and preparation will help you make the best impression possible.
December 21, 2016
Bullying has gone electronic. It's called cyberbullying and it is rampant.