St. George`s is a coed boarding school for grades 9-12 located overlooking the ocean in Newport, Rhode Island.
The school is continually evolving to meet the needs and aspirations of today`s students, our courses offer innovative teaching in traditional subject areas, opportunities for experiential learning - and the chance for students to pursue ideas and interests that excite and energize them.
We are test-optional because our priority is to make a St. George`s education accessible to students from all backgrounds.
We believe that students should have the power to decide how best to present themselves to the admission committee, and we value equity during the admission process.
The spirit of community permeates our classrooms where students participate in dynamic conversation and collaborative work with their peers and teachers.
St. George`s students continue to be well-prepared by the school`s curriculum to apply to and succeed at the most selective colleges and universities in the country.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked RI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $69,650
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

St. George's School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Rhode Island for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1896

Student Body

Total Students
380 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
St. George's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
24 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
HSS 610/A AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (A), 612/A, 613/A SPANISH VI (A), ART 410/A DRAWING & 2D DESIGN (A), ART 430/A 3D DESIGN (A), BIO 420/A BIOLOGY (A), CHI 510/A CHINESE LANGUAGE (A), CHM 420/A CHEMISTRY (A), ENG 450/A ENGLISH: AMERICAN STUDIES (A), ENG 610/A ENGLISH LITERATURE (A), FRE 510/A FRENCH LANGUAGE (A), HSS 300/A EUROPEAN HISTORY (A), HSS 420/A U.S. HISTORY (A), HSS 450/A HISTORY: AMERICAN STUDIES (A), HSS 620/A ECONOMICS (A), LAT 400/A LATIN (A), MTH 510/A STATISTICS (A), MTH 610/A AB CALCULUS (A), MTH 620/A BC CALCULUS (A), PHY 460/A PHYSICS 1 (A), PHY 470/A PHYSICS 1 & 2 (A), PHY 480/A PHYSICS C (A), SCI 420/A ENVIRONMENTAL SCI (A), SPA 510/A SPANISH LANGUAGE (A), SPA 610/A SPANISH LITERATURE (A), SPA 611/A
Average SAT score
1340
Average Percentile SSAT
85%
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Boarding Tuition is $69650 Day Tuition is $48375
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$50,000
Acceptance Rate
14%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Ryan Mulhern
Endowment Size
$206 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Community Service, Marine Biology Club, Women in Leadership

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella, Choir, Orchestra, Theater Production, Theater Tech

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dragon Club, Strength and Conditioning

School Notes

  • Step One - If you haven`t already, please take a minute to fill out the Student Information Form. Step Two Schedule an Interview & Tour.  Interviews will begin in the fall to accommodate your schedule, interviews will be offered in-person and on Zoom. A campus interview includes a live tour, an interview with an admission associate and concludes with a parent/guardian wrap-up. Similarly, a Zoom interview will consist of an interview with an admission associate and a parent/guardian conversation. Choose the option that works best for you.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does St. George's School cost?

St. George's School's tuition is approximately $69,650 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of St. George's School?

The acceptance rate of St. George's School is 14%, which is lower than the national average of 77%. St. George's School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Rhode Island with low acceptance rates.

What sports does St. George's School offer?

St. George's School offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Fit, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. St. George's School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Rhode Island for most sports offered.

What is St. George's School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for St. George's School?

The application deadline for St. George's School is Jan. 15.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked RI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 380 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $69,650
  • Acceptance rate: 14%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Rhode Island is $13,877 for elementary schools and $28,550 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rhode Island is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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