- Mission: Changing the lives of girls from low income homes through an empowering middle school education
- Sophia introduces girls to educational experiences that expand their world view; encourage them to be active and informed citizens; and empower them to see the world through a social justice lens.
- By utilizing best practices in gender responsive education, Sophia Academy fosters the academic, cultural and social growth of our students.
Sophia Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Rhode Island for:
- Category Attribute
- Diversity Highest percentage of students of color
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)|
|Grades Offered||Grades 5-8|
|Total Students||62 students|
|Student Body Type||All-girls|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||4 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||16:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||15 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Feb. 15 / Mar. 1 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$15,000|
|Tuition Notes||IMPORTANT: All families must have income that is no more than 250% above the federal poverty line. Families pay a percentage of the tuition, ranging from $40 to $125 per month.|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$14,600|
|Admissions Director||Meg Governo|
|Total Sports Offered||1 sports|
- To be eligible for acceptance, students must be female or identify as female, be within the ages of 9-14 and applying for grades 5 - 8, students must be residents of Providence, RI and family income must be no more than 250% over the poverty line as dictated by the most current federal poverty guidelines.
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