Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Rhode Island

The average private elementary school in Rhode Island was founded around 1954 (2021-22).
The oldest private elementary school in Rhode Island is Moses Brown School, founded in 1784.

Oldest Private Elementary Schools in Rhode Island (2021-22)

School
Founding Date
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Moses Brown School
Moses Brown School Photo
(Friends)
Founding Date: 1784
Grades: NS-12
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 831-7350
Rank: #22.
St. Mary Academy – Bay View
St. Mary Academy – Bay View Photo
All-girls (Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1874
Grades: NS-12
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915
(401) 434-0113
Rank: #33.
Lincoln School
Lincoln School Photo - Lincoln's campus is located in the heart of the East Side of Providence.
All-girls (Friends)
Founding Date: 1884
Grades: NS-12
301 Butler Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-9696
Rank: #44.
Wheeler School
Wheeler School Photo
(2)
Founding Date: 1889
Grades: NS-12
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 421-8100
Rank: #55.
St. Andrew's School
St. Andrew's School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1893
Grades: 6-12
63 Federal Rd
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 246-1230
Rank: #66.
Founding Date: 1898
Grades: PK-5
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-8801
Rank: #77.
The Gordon School
(5)
Founding Date: 1910
Grades: NS-8
45 Maxfield Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 434-3833
Rank: #88.
Sacred Heart School
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1917
Grades: K-8
56 Purchase St
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 434-1080
Rank: #99.
Founding Date: 1923
Grades: 5-12
660 Waterman Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 438-5170
Rank: #1010.
Mount St Charles Academy
(Roman Catholic)
(2)
Founding Date: 1924
Grades: 6-12
800 Logee St
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 769-0310
Rank: #1111.
Blessed Sacrament School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1925
Grades: PK-8
240 Regent Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 831-3993
Rank: #1212.
St. Thomas Regional School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1926
Grades: PK-8
15 Edendale Avenue
North Providence, RI 02911
(401) 351-0403
Rank: #1313.
St. Pius V School
St. Pius V School Photo - Saint Pius V School was founded in 1929 in the Dominican Tradition. Four Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia still administer and teach in the school. The Dominican friars of the Province of Saint Joseph serve Saint Pius V Parish.
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1929
Grades: NS-8
49 Elmhurst Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 421-9750
Rank: #1414.
Rocky Hill School
Rocky Hill School Photo - Middle School students take part in Enviroweek the first week of each school year which includes an Eighth Grade camping trip to Mt. Monadnock. The lessons learned and relationships built during this time lay the foundation for a great year.
(15)
Founding Date: 1934
Grades: NS-12
530 Ives Road
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 884-9070
Rank: #1515.
Founding Date: 1941
Grades: PK-8
180 Rhode Island Ave
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-5970
Rank: #1616.
Mercymount Country Day School
Mercymount Country Day School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1948
Grades: NS-8
35 Wrentham Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-5919
Rank: #1717.
Our Lady Of Mercy Regional School
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1951
Grades: PK-8
55 4th Ave
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 884-1618
Rank: #1818.
Our Lady Of Mt Carmel
Our Lady Of Mt Carmel Photo
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1952
Grades: PK-8
127 State St
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 253-8455
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
St. Philomena School of the Sacred Heart
St. Philomena School of the Sacred Heart Photo - A St. Philomena student is absorbed in his library book.
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: NS-8
324 Corys Ln
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 683-0268
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
St. Rocco School
(Roman Catholic)
(3)
Founding Date: 1953
Grades: PK-8
931 Atwood Ave
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 944-2993
Rank: #2121.
St. Luke's
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1958
Grades: PK-8
10 Waldron Ave.
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 246-0990
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
Bishop Hendricken High School
Bishop Hendricken High School Photo - Since 1959, Bishop Hendricken has attracted gifted scholars, artists and athletes. We are proud to provide an outstanding college preparatory education, and to produce young men of conscience and compassion. Join us to learn more!
All-boys (Roman Catholic)
(11)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: 8-12
2615 Warwick Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889
(401) 889-5422
Rank: #22 - 2322. - 23.
St. Peter School
St. Peter School Photo - Preschool
(Roman Catholic)
(1)
Founding Date: 1959
Grades: PK-8
120 Mayfair Road
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 781-9242
Rank: #2424.
St. Philip School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1960
Grades: PK-8
618 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
(401) 949-1130
Rank: #2525.
Fr John V Doyle School
Fr John V Doyle School Photo
(Roman Catholic)
(4)
Founding Date: 1965
Grades: PK-8
343 S Main St
Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 821-3756
Rank: #2626.
Monsignor Matthew Clarke Catholic Regional School
Monsignor Matthew Clarke Catholic Regional School Photo - Located in Wakefield, Rhode Island, Monsignor Matthew F. Clarke School is a Catholic co-educational school with students enrolled from 18 months through grade 8. As a Diocesan regional school, MCS welcomes students from parishes throughout Southern Rhode Island, and offers bus transportation throughout the region for students in grades K-8. Students of all faiths are welcome to apply.
(Roman Catholic)
(8)
Founding Date: 1966
Grades: PK-8
5074 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 789-0860
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
All Saints STEAM Academy
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: PK-8
915 West Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
(401) 848-4300
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
The Pennfield School
The Pennfield School Photo - The Pennfield School
(1)
Founding Date: 1971
Grades: NS-8
110 Sandy Point Ave Litle Slocum Farm
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 849-4646
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School
(Roman Catholic)
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: PK-8
1210 Mendon Road
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 767-5906
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Founding Date: 1972
Grades: PK-8
1210 Mendon Road
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 762-1095
Rank: #3131.
Ocean State Montessori School
Ocean State Montessori School Photo
Montessori School
(2)
Founding Date: 1973
Grades: PK-6
100 Grove Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 434-6913
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
High Road School Of Providence
Special Education School
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: 5-12
100 Houghton St
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 751-5800
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
Montessori Children's House
Montessori Children's House Photo - We are located on the East Side of Providence, between Cole Avenue and Blackstone Boulevard. Contact us for a tour today!
Montessori School
(3)
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-6
518 Lloyd Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-6120
Rank: #32 - 3432. - 34.
South County Montessori School
Montessori School
Founding Date: 1976
Grades: PK-3
1239 Tower Hill Rd
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 294-3575
Rank: #3535.
Founding Date: 1978
Grades: PK-5
85 Taft Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 751-2470
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