- There are 193 private schools in Rhode Island, serving 26,269 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 22% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
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.
Prout's up-to-date science and math laboratories are impressive and provide a great environment for learning.
In addition to our instrumental music program, we have a vocal program with a Young Men's Choir and select Choir. In 2012, the choir travelled on a pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal where they gave multiple performances. In 2014, the group will be travelling to Hawaii. Our Marching Band regularly performs in the St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City.
St. Philomena School students put on a musical every year. Last year they performed in Annie Jr. This year they are doing the Little Mermaid!
Each class chooses a community service to perform. Here the whole school raises funds for epilepsy awareness-the Matty Hatty fund.
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
April 21, 2017
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April 20, 2017
Private high schools offer strong college counseling programs which are ongoing and fully integrated into the daily activities.
April 19, 2017
As you narrow the field in your private school search process, you will develop a short list of three to five schools which you will evaluate in detail. Visiting each school is an essential part of your due diligence.