Top Rhode Island Private Schools
- For the 2020 school year, there are 189 top private schools in Rhode Island, serving 23,754 students.
- The average private school tuition is $10,652 for elementary schools and $25,791 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 9:1.
The Village Lower School Photo - The whole school meets each morning for announcements and to pledge the flag.
The Prout School Photo - The Prout School is a Catholic coeducational college-preparatory school educating students in southern Rhode Island for more than 50 years.
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.
Top Rhode Island Private Schools by County (2020)
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