There are 201 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 27,979 students.
The average private school tuition is $7,269 for elementary schools and $23,785 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.
In addition to our instrumental music program, we have a vocal program with a Young Men's Choir and select Choir. In 2012, the choir travelled on a pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal where they gave multiple performances. In 2014, the group will be travelling to Hawaii. Our Marching Band regularly performs in the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City.
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.
Each class chooses a community service to perform. Here the whole school raises funds for epilepsy awareness-the Matty Hatty fund.
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
1010 Schools1,3311,331 Students9% 9% Minority
3939 Schools4,8414,841 Students12% 12% Minority
1414 Schools2,1862,186 Students16% 16% Minority
113113 Schools17,00317,003 Students26% 26% Minority
2424 Schools2,5682,568 Students11% 11% Minority
January 25, 2016
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January 08, 2016
Here are my picks for 'must have' web sites when it comes to finding out about private K-12 schools.
January 05, 2016
Many parents search for an answer to the question "How do I provide the kind of religious education I want for my child?" Religious education is a very personal, subjective matter. We explore some of your options.