Rhode Island Private Schools

There are 196 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 28,248 students.
Minority enrollment is 19% and the student:teacher ratio is 11:1.
36% of Rhode Island private schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).
  • County
    # Schools
    # Students
    % Minority
  • 99 Schools |
    1,1471,147 Students |
    8% 8% Minority
  • 3838 Schools |
    5,0295,029 Students |
    13% 13% Minority
  • 1313 Schools |
    2,2082,208 Students |
    12% 12% Minority
  • 112112 Schools |
    17,29117,291 Students |
    23% 23% Minority
  • 2424 Schools |
    2,5632,563 Students |
    11% 11% Minority
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Rhode Island is $7,110 for elementary schools and $21,406 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rhode Island is 80% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).