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  • Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent day school for girls and boys from Nursery through Grade Twelve.
  • Although preparation for college is a primary goal of the Upper School, our program in all divisions is intended to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
  • Our goal is to build relationships based on appreciation and trust.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedLanguage-Based Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students795 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Wheeler School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Admissions DirectorAnna Curtis

School Notes

  • Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent day school for girls and boys from Nursery through Grade Twelve. Although preparation for college is a primary goal of the Upper School, our program in all divisions is intended to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate. Our goal is to build relationships based on appreciation and trust.

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    Grades: NS-12 | 753 students
    0.2 miles
    250 Lloyd Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401)831-7350
    0.2 NS-12
    753
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    Grades: NS-12 | 362 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Butler Ave
    Providence, RI 02906
    (401)331-9696
    0.8 NS-12
    362
  • North Providence
    Grades: PK-8 | 145 students
    3.6 miles
    15 Edendale Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401)351-0403
    3.6 PK-8
    145
  • Providence
    Grades: 5-8 | 64 students
    2 miles
    525 Branch Ave
    Providence, RI 02904
    (401)467-9777
    2 5-8
    64
  • Johnston
    St Rocco School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 304 students
    4.9 miles
    931 Atwood Ave
    Johnston, RI 02919
    (401)944-2993
    4.9 PK-8
    304

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