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

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
88 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
School One Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
9 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
(no dress code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Additional fees apply
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Michaela O'Donnell

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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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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The average private school tuition in Providence, RI is $13,324 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Providence, RI is 59% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
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