Community Preparatory School

126 Somerset St,
Providence, RI, 02907-0290
     Tel: (401)521-9696
Grades: 3 - 8 | 162 students
Located in Providence, Rhode Island, Community Preparatory School was founded in 1983 to provide educational opportunity to low-income students of color.
Today, Community Prep remains committed to its original mission while serving students from a wide range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
Community Prep offers students in grades three through eight the benefits of an independent school - small classes, challenging academics, and a positive, nurturing environment - combined with the cultural and economic diversity of a public school.
While serving students from across Rhode Island, Community Preparatory School's primary commitment is to minority and low-income students from providence.
The school's goal is to help its students succeed in college preparatory high school programs and to become community leaders.
Moreover, the school is committed to developing and sharing its vision, programs, and resources with the local neighborhood as well as the broader educational community.
Community Preparatory School challenges students to become confident, independent learners; encourages respect for the cultural and ethnic identities of its multicultural and economically diverse student body; develops a strong sense of public service in students; and engages parents, students, and teachers in goal-setting and planning to ensure academic and social success for each student.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 8

Student Body

Total Students 162 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 86%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Community Preparatory School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tavares Pediatric & Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tavares Pediatric & Education Center (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Bright Horizons (0.2 miles away)
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  • ProvidenceBright Horizons
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    225 Blackstone Street
    ProvidenceRI02905
    (401)454-0312
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.2 mi | 10 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • ProvidenceTavares Pediatric & Education Center
    Special Education School
    101 Plain St
    ProvidenceRI02903
    (401)272-7127
    Special Education School
    0.2 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ProvidenceJo-ann Caffey Mcdowell Elc At John Hope
    Daycare / Preschool
    7 Thomas P Whitten Way
    ProvidenceRI02903
    (401)421-4637
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.6 mi | 43 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • ProvidenceThe Tides School
    Special Education School
    790 Broad St
    ProvidenceRI02907
    (401)467-8228
    Special Education School
    0.6 mi | 8 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ProvidenceBishop Mcvinney Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    155 Gordon Ave
    ProvidenceRI02905
    (401)781-2370
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 254 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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