Community Preparatory School
- 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 Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 3-8|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Total Students||160 students|
|Student Body Type||n/a|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||13:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||18 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Admissions Director||Azikiwe Husband|
|Admissions Associate||Wendy Benjamin|
|Total Sports Offered||6 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Kayaking, Soccer, Track and FieldBaseball, Basketball,|
Soccer, Track and Field,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||11 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Chess, Chorus, Film, Fitness, MathCounts, Poetry, Puzzles, Salsa, School Senate, Super Sleuths, Young Veterinarian's
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Providence Grades: 5-8 | 64 students
525 Branch Ave
Providence, RI 02904
(401)467-9777 2.8 5-8
- Providence Grades: NS-12 | 183 students
1000 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401)533-9100 0.9 NS-12
- Providence Grades: PK-8 | 198 students
240 Regent Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401)831-3993 1.9 PK-8
- Providence Grades: 6-12 | 1541 students
612 Academy Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401)351-7750 2.6 6-12
- Providence Grades: NS-12 | 362 students
301 Butler Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401)331-9696 2.3 NS-12