Top Rhode Island Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 190 top private schools in Rhode Island, serving 24,457 students.
- The average private school tuition is $10,504 for elementary schools and $25,478 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 75% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 21% and the student:teacher ratio is 10:1.
Rocky Hill School Photo - 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.
St Pius V School Photo - Saint Pius V School was founded in 1929 in the Dominican Tradition. Four Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia still administer and teach in the school. The Dominican friars of the Province of Saint Joseph serve Saint Pius V Parish.
Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island Photo - At the Jewish Community Day School of RI, our students are active! This means that we're often taking our learning outside and hopping on our bus for a field trip. We see the world beyond our school walls as part of our classroom.
Quest Montessori School Photo - An authentic, accredited Montessori school for children 18 months - 8th grade.
The Prout School Photo - Prout's up-to-date science and math laboratories are impressive and provide a great environment for learning.
Top Rhode Island Private Schools by County (2019-20)
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