Best Rhode Island Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 170 private schools serving 21,726 students in Rhode Island (there are 314 public schools, serving 136,311 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 $14,319 for elementary schools and $29,277 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Rhode Island include St. George's School, Moses Brown School and The Henry Barnard Laboratory School.
The average acceptance rate is 78% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 26% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
34% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Rhode Island?
The best top ranked private schools in Rhode Island include St. George's School, Moses Brown School and The Henry Barnard Laboratory School.
How many private schools are located in Rhode Island?
170 private schools are located in Rhode Island.
How much do private schools cost in Rhode Island?
The average private school tuition in Rhode Island is $14,319 for elementary schools and $29,277 for high schools
How diverse are private schools in Rhode Island?
Rhode Island private schools are approximately 26% minority students (view national minority students).
What percentage of students in Rhode Island go to private school?
14% of all K-12 students in Rhode Island are educated in private schools (compared to national average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Rhode Island?
34% of private schools in Rhode Island are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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