Best Rhode Island Private Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 172 private schools serving 22,191 students in Rhode Island.
The average private school tuition is $13,125 for elementary schools and $26,663 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Rhode Island include The Pennfield School, St. Mary Academy – Bay View and St. Cecilia School.
The average acceptance rate is 74% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 27% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
34% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Roman Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Rhode Island Private Schools by County (2021-22)

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