- There are 192 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 26,230 students.
- The average private school tuition is $7,234 for elementary schools and $24,161 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 77% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Mercymount Country Day School, located in Cumberland, Rhode Island serves famlies from 25 surrounding towns in RI & MA.
Prout's up-to-date science and math laboratories are impressive and provide a great environment for learning.
The Early Childhood program is attentive to the needs of mental, emotional, spiritual, and social development of the small child. Pre-K is an academic rather than a play-based program. Many students entering Kindergarten are early or emergent readers.
For over 50 years, 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!
Rhode Island Private Schools by County
County# Schools# Students% Minority
9 Schools977 Students12% Minority
39 Schools4,988 Students12% Minority
14 Schools2,216 Students14% Minority
108 Schools15,617 Students28% Minority
23 Schools2,471 Students11% Minority
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May 25, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Myths, urban legends and just plain misinformation abound concerning private schools. We shed some light on the facts you may not have known.