Top 10 Best Providence Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 46 private schools serving 7,456 students in Providence, RI (there are 67 public schools, serving 29,313 public students). 20% of all K-12 students in Providence, RI are educated in private schools (compared to the RI state average of 14%).
The best top ranked private schools in Providence, RI include St. Patrick Academy, Holy Ghost School and The Croft School.
The average tuition cost is $17,455, which is higher than the Rhode Island private school average tuition cost of $16,493.
35% of private schools in Providence, RI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

Top Ranked Providence Private Schools (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
The Croft School
179 Wayland Avenue, 2nd Floor
Providence, RI 02906
(617) 851-1594
Grades: K-8
| 166 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
La Salle Academy
(Catholic)
(1)
612 Academy Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 351-7750
Grades: 6-12
| 1,486 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
Moses Brown School
Moses Brown School Photo
(Friends)
250 Lloyd Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 831-7350
Grades: NS-12
| 753 students
St. Augustine School
(Catholic)
(1)
635 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 831-1213
Grades: PK-8
| 226 students
St. Patrick Academy
(Catholic)
244 Smith Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 421-9300
Grades: 9-12
| 110 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
School One
School One Photo
(2)
220 University Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-2497
Grades: 9-12
| 88 students
Wheeler School
Wheeler School Photo
(2)
216 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 421-8100
Grades: NS-12
| 752 students
Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center
Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center Photo - Jumpstart program is held at Beautiful Beginnings
Daycare / Preschool
700 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 785-8485
Grades: NS-K
| 46 students
Blessed Sacrament School
(Catholic)
240 Regent Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 831-3993
Grades: PK-8
| 196 students
Bradley School Providence
Special Program Emphasis
130 Broadway
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 606-4100
Grades: 6-12
| 114 students
Bright Horizons
Daycare / Preschool
225 Blackstone Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 454-0312
Grades: NS-PK
| 10 students
Brown/fox Point Early Childhood Education Center
Brown/fox Point Early Childhood Education Center Photo
Daycare / Preschool
150 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 521-5460
Grades: NS-PK
| 72 students
Child's Play
Daycare / Preschool
296 Angell Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-8443
Grades: NS-PK
| 45 students
The Childrens Workshop
Daycare / Preschool
15 Clarkson St
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 383-9958
Grades: K
| 27 students
Cite School Inc
Special Education School
15 Bough St
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 351-0610
Grades: K-12
| 31 students
135 Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 521-9696
Grades: 4-8
| 131 students
Dr Pat Feinstein Child Development Center
Daycare / Preschool
80 Washington St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 277-5264
Grades: K
| 26 students
Elmwood Community School
Special Education School
801 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 785-8440
Grades: 9-11
| 11 students
Federal Hill House Early Learning Center
Special Program Emphasis
9 Courtland St
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 421-4722
Grades: K-9
| 72 students
French-american School Of Rhode Island
Special Program Emphasis
75 John Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 274-3325
Grades: PK-8
| 140 students
The Grace School
The Grace School Photo - The Grace School is a private K-8 school located in Providence, RI. This is a place of academic excellence, where highly trained, dedicated educators inspire creativity, nurture gifts, and encourage perseverance in every child.
1000 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 533-9200
Grades: K-8
| 105 students
The Groden Center
Special Education School
86 Mount Hope Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 274-6310
Grades: 1-12
| 64 students
High Road School Of Providence
Special Education School
100 Houghton St
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 575-7150
Grades: 2-12
| 36 students
Jewish Community Center Of R.i
Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
(3)
401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 861-8800
Grades: PK-K
| 52 students
85 Taft Ave
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 751-2470
Grades: PK-5
| 76 students
Jo-ann Caffey Mcdowell Elc At John Hope
Daycare / Preschool
7 Thomas P Whitten Way
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 421-6993
Grades: PK-K
| 43 students
Montessori Children's House
Montessori Children's House Photo - We are located on the East Side of Providence, between Cole Avenue and Blackstone Boulevard. Contact us for a tour today!
Montessori School
(3)
518 Lloyd Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 331-6120
Grades: PK-6
| students
Mount Pleasant Academy
Mount Pleasant Academy Photo
Special Education School
1246 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 521-4335
Grades: K-8
| 30 students
Mt. Hope Child Care Center
Daycare / Preschool
421 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 521-7252
Grades: NS-PK
| 58 students
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Providence, Rhode Island Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
156 Shaw Ave
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 461-1660
Grades: PK-K
| 20 students
55 Locust Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 351-0333
Grades: K-8
| 158 students
315 Laurel Hill Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 944-5662
Grades: PK-8
| 191 students
30 Barton Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 274-5250
Grades: K-8
| 142 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Providence, RI?
The top ranked private schools in Providence, RI include St. Patrick Academy, Holy Ghost School and The Croft School.
How many private schools are located in Providence, RI?
46 private schools are located in Providence, RI.
How much do private schools cost in Providence, RI?
The average tuition cost is $17,455, which is higher than the Rhode Island private school average tuition cost of $16,493.
How diverse are private schools in Providence, RI?
Providence, RI private schools are approximately 37% minority students, which is higher than the Rhode Island private school average of 26%.
What percentage of students in Providence, RI go to private school?
20% of all K-12 students in Providence, RI are educated in private schools (compared to the RI state average of 14%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Providence, RI?
35% of private schools in Providence, RI are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Jewish).

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