There are 199 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 27,881 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.
Prout's up-to-date science and math laboratories are impressive and provide a great environment for learning.
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.
All science labs are hands-on. Here is a Chemistry lab in action; students also have opportunities outside the classroom to participate in Science Olympiad, Academic Decathlon and other academic competitions.
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
112112 Schools16,95516,955 Students26% 26% Minority
2424 Schools2,5682,568 Students11% 11% Minority
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.