Wheeler School

     Tel: (401)421-8100
Grades: NS - 12 | 797 students
Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent day school for girls and boys from Nursery through Grade Twelve.
Although preparation for college is a primary goal of the Upper School, our program in all divisions is intended to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
Our goal is to build relationships based on appreciation and trust.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Language-Based Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 797 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Wheeler School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual
Admission Deadline Jan. 30 / rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Moses Brown School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hamilton School At Wheeler (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Child's Play (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ProvidenceHamilton School At Wheeler
    Special Education School
    216 Hope St
    ProvidenceRI02906
    Special Education School
    0 mi | 72 students | Gr. 1-8                      
  • ProvidenceChild's Play
    Daycare / Preschool
    296 Angell Street
    ProvidenceRI02906
    (401)331-8443
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • ProvidenceMoses Brown School
      (Friends)
    250 Lloyd Ave
    ProvidenceRI02906
    (401)831-7373
      (Friends)
    0.2 mi | 755 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • ProvidenceBrown/fox Point Early Childhood Education Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    150 Hope St
    ProvidenceRI02906
    (401)521-5460
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.3 mi | 16 students | Gr. K                      
  • ProvidenceFrench-American School of Rhode Island
    Special Program Emphasis
    75 John Street
    ProvidenceRI02906
    (401)274-3325
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.5 mi | 152 students | Gr. NS-8                      

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