The Pennfield School
5.00 (1 review)
- When you walk into The Pennfield School, you see the words "Joy, Understanding, and Respect" over the main entry.
- These are the three words that define the School and its philosophy.
- While the building is new and sits on 19 breath-taking acres, the School holds true to its traditional roots and its values.
- A family-oriented school, Pennfield creates a partnership among all its members.
- Children leave Pennfield having acquired a true love of learning and a confidence to excel at the secondary school level.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||185 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||30 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||16 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
(khaki pants and collared shirts)
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$19,890|
|Tuition Notes||$11985 for full day PS and PK . Can do 2 or 3 day PS as well for less. $17380 K $18,075 1st-5th $20,686 6th-8th|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$6,000|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Kristin Emory|
- The Pennfield School creates a safe, nurturing environment for all of its students. Children gain confidence in themselves through a process of teaching which is both creative, hands-on, and positive. Each child gains a voice and an audience while at the School. Performances and Assembly Speeches are a part of the educational process, which develop solid public speaking skills. Pennfield is a joyous, happy place and a school which students often refer to as a "second home."
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- East GreenwichGrades: NS-12 | 295 students
530 Ives Road
East Greenwich, RI 02818
- ExeterGrades: K-9 | 13 students
390 Summit Rd
Exeter, RI 02822
- RiversideGrades: PK-12 | 1106 students
3070 Pawtucket Avenue
Riverside, RI 02915
- ProvidenceGrades: NS-12 | 362 students
301 Butler Ave
Providence, RI 02906
- NewportGrades: NS-8 | 196 students
180 Rhode Island Ave
Newport, RI 02840
Pennfield School is an amazing nurturing environment and so much more! The classes are small and curriculum's offer a respectful differentiated teaching for the students. There are numerous extracurricular activities to choose from but most important is the sense of community. Not only is the school on a beautiful campus in a new facility, everyone treats one another with respect and kindness and instills that in our children. I feel very fortunate to have such a great school in our area!
- Posted by Parent - suzan
January 19, 2018
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January 19, 2018
A fascinating look at where our first Presidents went to school.
January 18, 2018
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