Henry Barnard School At RI College

600 Mount Pleasant Avenue,
Providence, RI, 02908-0290
Tel: (401)456-8801
Grades: PK - 5 | 288 students
The Henry Barnard School is Rhode Island College's laboratory school.
In this unique capacity it serves students from preschool through fifth grade and provides a site to assist the College with the preparation of teachers.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Laboratory Schools
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 5
Year Founded 1898

Student Body

Total Students 288 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Henry Barnard School At RI College Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 9 / rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool (part time): $7,140 Preschool: $8,917 Kindergarten: $6,820 Grades 1 - 5: $6,690
Admissions Director Mr. Haven Starr

School Notes:

  • As a laboratory school, our preschool through fifth grade students may have daily interactions with college students. In addition to the core curriculum, students have weekly classes in Spanish, art, physical education, music, and technology education. An afterschool program, Explorations, is available from dismissal to 5:30 PM, and during school vacations. There is a very supportive and active Parents' Association. Tuition is revised each year, and specific costs are shown on the school's web page. Tuition differs for preschool, kindergarten, and grades one through five.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is La Salle Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Augustine School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount Pleasant Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Providence St. Augustine School
    (Roman Catholic)
    635 Mount Pleasant Ave
    Providence , RI , 02908
    (401)831-1213
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  286  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Providence
    La Salle Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    612 Academy Ave
    Providence , RI , 02908
    (401)351-7750
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  1457  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Providence
    Mount Pleasant Academy
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1246 Chalkstone Ave
    Providence , RI , 02908
    (401)521-4335
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.7  mi  |  35  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • North Providence George N Hunt Campus School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    420 Fruit Hill Ave
    North Providence , RI , 02911
    (401)353-3900
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    0.8  mi  |  30  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • North Providence
    St. Thomas Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    15 Edendale Avenue
    North Providence , RI , 02911
    (401)351-0403
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  168  students  |  Gr.  K-8

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