Best Rhode Island Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 164 private schools serving 21,803 students in Rhode Island (there are 314 public schools, serving 137,385 students). 14% of all K-12 students in Rhode Island are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $13,713 for elementary schools and $28,550 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Rhode Island include Holy Ghost School, The Croft School and St. Teresa 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 Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Rhode Island Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
32
3,872
15%
11
1,842
13%

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