Top 20 Best Rhode Island Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 122 private daycares & preschools serving 15,491 students in Rhode Island.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island include St. Teresa School, Lincoln School and Moses Brown School.
The average tuition cost is $12,715, which is lower than the Rhode Island average tuition cost of $16,493.
35% of private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Rhode Island Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Bishop McVinney School
Bishop McVinney School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
155 Gordon Ave
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 781-2370
Grades: NS-8
| 225 students
Fr John V Doyle School
Fr John V Doyle School Photo
(Catholic)
(4)
343 S Main St
Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 821-3756
Grades: PK-8
| 204 students
The Gordon School
(7)
45 Maxfield Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 434-3833
Grades: NS-8
| 372 students
1210 Mendon Road
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 762-1095
Grades: PK-8
| 209 students
600 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-8127
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students
Holy Ghost School
(Catholic)
35 Swiss Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 421-4455
Grades: PK-8
| 240 students
235 Garden Hills Dr
Providence, RI 02902
(401) 942-7245
Grades: NS-8
| 346 students
Lincoln School
Lincoln School Photo - Lincoln's campus is located in the heart of the East Side of Providence.
All-girls (Friends)
301 Butler Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 225-5036
Grades: PK-12
| 405 students
Mercymount Country Day School
Mercymount Country Day School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
35 Wrentham Rd
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-5919
Grades: NS-8
| 280 students
5074 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 789-0860
Grades: PK-8
| 361 students
Moses Brown School
Moses Brown School Photo
(Friends)
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 831-7350
Grades: NS-12
| 753 students
Our Lady Of Mercy Regional School
(Catholic)
(5)
55 4th Ave
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 884-1618
Grades: PK-8
| 228 students
The Pennfield School
The Pennfield School Photo - The Pennfield School
(1)
110 Sandy Point Ave Litle Slocum Farm
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 849-4646
Grades: NS-8
| 218 students
Precious Angels Child Care Center
Daycare / Preschool
20 Jefferson Park Road
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 780-8885
Grades: PK-K
| 204 students
660 Waterman Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 438-5170
Grades: PK-12
| 332 students
Quest Montessori School
Quest Montessori School Photo - Quest students work in the school greenhouse and garden beds to further explore science, biology and mathematics. Middle School students are responsible for more intense management of the greenhouse to support the program micro-business and community sales.
Montessori School
(10)
1150 Boston Neck Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 783-3222
Grades: PK-8
| 108 students
530 Ives Road
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 884-9070
Grades: NS-12
| 285 students
Sacred Heart School
(Catholic)
(4)
56 Purchase St
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 434-1080
Grades: PK-8
| 132 students
St. Augustine School
(Catholic)
(1)
635 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 831-1213
Grades: PK-8
| 226 students
St. Cecilia School
(Catholic)
755 Central Ave
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 723-9463
Grades: PK-8
| 185 students
St. Joseph School
(Catholic)
850 Wakefield St
West Warwick, RI 02893
(401) 821-3450
Grades: PK-8
| 222 students
St. Kevin School
(Catholic)
39 Cathedral Rd
Warwick, RI 02889
(401) 737-7172
Grades: PK-7
| 272 students
St. Mary Academy – Bay View
St. Mary Academy – Bay View Photo
All-girls (Catholic)
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915
(401) 434-0113
Grades: NS-12
| 432 students
180 Rhode Island Ave
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-5970
Grades: PK-8
| 210 students
St. Philip School
St. Philip School Photo - Our "Buddy" program...a treasured tradition at SPS, where our Middle School leaders are partnered with Lower School students and grow together throughout their years at Saint Philip.
(Catholic)
618 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
(401) 949-1130
Grades: NS-8
| 204 students
St Philomena School
(Catholic)
(3)
324 Cory's Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 683-0268
Grades: NS-8
| 431 students
St. Pius V School
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.
(Catholic)
(3)
49 Elmhurst Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 421-9750
Grades: NS-8
| 234 students
St. Rose Of Lima School
(Catholic)
(1)
200 Brentwood Ave
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 739-6937
Grades: PK-8
| 239 students
St. Teresa School
(Catholic)
(1)
140 Woodhaven Rd
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 726-1414
Grades: PK-8
| 226 students
Wheeler School
Wheeler School Photo
(2)
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 421-8100
Grades: NS-12
| 752 students
YWCA Northern Rhode Island
Daycare / Preschool
514 Blackstone Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 769-7450
Grades: NS
| 91 students
A Childs University
Daycare / Preschool
695 Park Ave
Cranston, RI 02910
(401) 461-1880
Grades: PK-K
| 136 students
Academy For Little Children
Daycare / Preschool
10 James P Murphy Ind Hwy
West Warwick, RI 02893
(401) 823-5000
Grades: PK-K
| 22 students
All Saints STEAM Academy
(Catholic)
915 West Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842
(401) 848-4300
Grades: NS-8
| students
Alpine Preschool/daycare
Daycare / Preschool
400 Pippin Orchard Rd
Cranston, RI 02921
(401) 944-7718
Grades: K
| 15 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island include St. Teresa School, Lincoln School and Moses Brown School.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Rhode Island?
122 private daycares & preschools are located in Rhode Island.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Rhode Island?
The average tuition cost is $12,715, which is lower than the Rhode Island private school average tuition cost of $16,493.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island?
Rhode Island private daycares & preschools are approximately 26% minority students, which is same as the Rhode Island private school average of 26%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Rhode Island?
35% of private daycares & preschools in Rhode Island are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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