Rhode Island Private Schools

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).
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
  • 112112 Schools
    16,95516,955 Students
    26% 26% Minority
  • 2424 Schools
    2,5682,568 Students
    11% 11% Minority
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
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.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
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.
Why Would I Want to....
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.