St. Philomena School of the Sacred Heart
St. Philomena School of the Sacred Heart Photo #2 - St. Philomena School students put on a musical every year. Last year they performed in Annie Jr. This year they are doing the Little Mermaid!
Saint Philomena School is one of the finest private, Catholic elementary schools in New England.
Each day we welcome 400 boys and girls in Preschool through Grade 8.
Our students come from 22 cities and towns in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
While our campus has evolved over the years to meet our students' needs, our student-centered philosophy has never wavered.
We began as a one-building school and today have one of the finest facilities in the area with five buildings, bountiful open space and the shores of Narragansett Bay at our door.
St. Philomena School of the Sacred Heart is dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, cultural, aesthetic, social and physical development of its students, so that they may bring to fruition all their God-given talents and thus fulfill God's unique plan for them.
One of the goals of the St. Philomena School Family is to continually develop the student's ability to assume more and more responsibility for decision making.
The child is seen as a learner and investigator, and to function properly as such, requires freedom to search as well as the knowledge and skills to attack this quest effectively.
In this common quest we recognize that each child has individual needs.
We attempt to meet these needs by working with the individual child and with groups.
Children learn from each other, from books and materials, from experiences in the world around them, as well as from their teachers and their parents.
In close partnership with parents, it is our purpose to provide the necessary environment for each child; so that learning, growth and development may take place.
- Top Ranked RI School
- Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
- Students: 410 students
- Average class size: 25 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
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Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2009
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State avg.: 27%
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National avg.: 13:1
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None / Rolling
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Art, Band, Chess, Chinese, Chorus, Handbell Choir, Homework, Karate, Nature, Science, Tennis Clinics, Yoga and many more!
- St. Philomena School offers an Extended Day Program. 7:30 to 8:30 A.M. and 3:30 to 5:30 P.M. Cost is $5 per hour. We also offer extensive after school acitivities such as tennis clinics, arts and crafts, music, robotics, Homework Club, Math Club and more!
Profile last updated: 08/17/2021
We love St. Phil`s. Our child is getting an excellent education. We love where the school is going and all the improvements made to security. The teachers and principal are so kind and attentive. We couldn`t be happier.
Saint Philomena School is great. We are so happy.
This is a great school, the children and staff are so kind. If you are looking for a catholic school but switching from a public school, this is obviously the place to go. Every grade has great kids, which not many schools have. The teachers are always willing to give extra help to the kids, in the morning and after school. Some schools just focus on sports, but not st. phil's. They turn their attention to the arts. They have the play each year, art shows, and two concerts a year with the band, music ministry, hand bells, and violins. Just an awesome school. Forever, St. Phil's!
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