School One

  • School One is a small, progressive, independent high school on the East Side of Providence that serves students with diverse backgrounds, learning styles and educational goals within a vibrant, safe and inclusive community.
  • Our graduates successfully navigate the academic demands of competitive colleges and choose meaningful and creative careers.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1973

Student Body

Total Students88 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeSchool One Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size9 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(no dress code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$21,500
Tuition NotesAdditional fees apply
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJulia Volynsky

School Notes

  • What Makes us Different Our arts-based curriculum spurs creativity in both novice and serious artistsOur advising system and graduation requirements were developed over four decades and are now standard at top-performing high schools throughout the stateOur tuition is affordable relative to area private schools and we offer generous financial aidHow do students benefit from our program Our approach enables students to take an active role in their learning and become responsible for their choicesOur focus on writing and critical thinking promotes self-advocacy and solid communication skillsOur graduates can relate information across disciplines and work well in groups, essential to their future employment

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Providence
    Grades: NS-12 | 753 students
    0.7 miles
    250 Lloyd Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    0.7 NS-12
  • Providence
    La Salle Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-12 | 1541 students
    3.1 miles
    612 Academy Ave
    Providence, RI 02908
    3.1 6-12
  • East Greenwich
    Grades: NS-12 | 297 students
    12.4 miles
    530 Ives Road
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    12.4 NS-12
  • East Providence
    Grades: 6-12 | 227 students
    2 miles
    660 Waterman Ave
    East Providence, RI 02914
    2 6-12
  • Pawtucket
    Bishop Keough Regional High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 63 students
    2.5 miles
    145 Power Rd
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    2.5 9-12

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Academic programs are challenging - emphasis on writing. Teachers are readily available for additional help. Great fit for any student who learns "outside of the box" as students are graded based on thier own performance v. ability. Very nurtuting yet challenging environment
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Providence, RI is $13,451 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Providence, RI is 63% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).