Oldest Private Preschools in Rhode Island

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The average private preschool in Rhode Island was founded around 1959 (2021).
The oldest private preschool in Rhode Island is Moses Brown School, founded in 1784.
The oldest private preschools are listed below (where sufficient data available).

Oldest Private Preschools in Rhode Island (2021)

  • School Founding Date Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.
    Moses Brown School
    Moses Brown School Photo
    (Friends)
    Founding Date: 1784
    Grades: NS-12250 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-123070 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-12301 Butler Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 331-9696

  • Rank: #44. Founding Date: 1898
    Grades: PK-5600 Mount Pleasant Ave
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 456-8801

  • Rank: #55.
    The Gordon School
    Founding Date: 1910
    Grades: PK-845 Maxfield Ave
    East Providence, RI 02914
    (401) 434-3833

  • Rank: #66.
    YWCA Northern Rhode Island
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1923
    Grades: NS514 Blackstone Street
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 769-7450

  • Rank: #77.
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1925
    Grades: PK-8240 Regent Avenue
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 831-3993

  • Rank: #88.
    St. Thomas Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1926
    Grades: PK-815 Edendale Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 351-0403

  • Rank: #99.
    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)
    Founding Date: 1929
    Grades: NS-849 Elmhurst Ave
    Providence, RI 02908
    (401) 421-9750

  • Rank: #1010.
    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.
    Founding Date: 1934
    Grades: NS-12530 Ives Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 884-9070

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.
    St. Leo The Great Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: PK-8723 Central Avenue
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 725-3620

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12. Founding Date: 1941
    Grades: PK-8180 Rhode Island Ave
    Newport, RI 02840
    (401) 849-5970

  • Rank: #1313.
    Mercymount Country Day School
    Mercymount Country Day School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1948
    Grades: NS-835 Wrentham Rd
    Cumberland, RI 02864
    (401) 333-5919

  • Rank: #1414.
    Red Brick Nursery School
    Alternative School
    Founding Date: 1950
    Grades: PK-K50 Middle Hwy
    Barrington, RI 02806
    (401) 246-2342

  • Rank: #1515.
    Our Lady Of Mercy Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1951
    Grades: PK-855 4th Ave
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 884-1618

  • Rank: #1616.
    Our Lady Of Mt Carmel
    Our Lady Of Mt Carmel Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1952
    Grades: PK-8127 State St
    Bristol, RI 02809
    (401) 253-8455

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    St. Philomena School
    St. Philomena School Photo - A St. Philomena student is absorbed in his library book.
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: PK-8324 Corys Ln
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 683-0268

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.
    St. Rocco School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1953
    Grades: PK-8931 Atwood Ave
    Johnston, RI 02919
    (401) 944-2993

  • Rank: #1919.
    St. Luke's
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1958
    Grades: PK-810 Waldron Ave.
    Barrington, RI 02806
    (401) 246-0990

  • Rank: #2020.
    St. Peter School
    St. Peter School Photo - Preschool
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1959
    Grades: PK-8120 Mayfair Road
    Warwick, RI 02888
    (401) 781-9242

  • Rank: #2121.
    St. Philip School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1960
    Grades: PK-8618 Putnam Pike
    Greenville, RI 02828
    (401) 949-1130

  • Rank: #2222.
    Fr John V Doyle School
    Fr John V Doyle School Photo
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1965
    Grades: PK-8343 S Main St
    Coventry, RI 02816
    (401) 821-3756

  • Rank: #2323.
    Smithfield Ave Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1966
    Grades: PK-K514 Smithfield Ave
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 728-4470

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    All Saints STEAM Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-8915 West Main Road
    Middletown, RI 02842
    (401) 848-4300

  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    The Pennfield School
    The Pennfield School Photo - The Pennfield School
    Founding Date: 1971
    Grades: PK-8110 Sandy Point Ave Litle Slocum Farm
    Portsmouth, RI 02871
    (401) 849-4646

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27.
    Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: PK-81210 Mendon Road
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 767-5906

  • Rank: #26-2726.- 27. Founding Date: 1972
    Grades: PK-81210 Mendon Road
    Woonsocket, RI 02895
    (401) 762-1095

  • Rank: #2828.
    Ocean State Montessori School
    Ocean State Montessori School Photo
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1973
    Grades: PK-6100 Grove Avenue
    East Providence, RI 02914
    (401) 434-6913

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    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
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-6518 Lloyd Avenue
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 331-6120

  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    South County Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Founding Date: 1976
    Grades: PK-31239 Tower Hill Rd
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    (401) 294-3575

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    East Greenwich Pre-school
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1978
    Grades: NS-PK167 Tillinghast Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 884-8964

  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32. Founding Date: 1978
    Grades: PK-585 Taft Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 751-2470

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Child's Play
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: NS-PK296 Angell Street
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401) 331-8443

  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34. Founding Date: 1979
    Grades: NS-8300 Kingstown Road
    West Kingston, RI 02892
    (401) 491-9570

  • Rank: #3535.
    Bright Ideas Preschool
    Daycare / Preschool
    Founding Date: 1991
    Grades: NS-K1272 W Main Rd
    Middletown, RI 02842
    (401) 849-0055

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