Top 10 Best Rhode Island Public Schools (2021)

Rhode Island is the #48 largest school system in the United States, serving 141,448 students across the 317 public schools for the 2021 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Rhode Island is 28%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 36%.
The top ranked public schools in Rhode Island are Barrington High School, East Greenwich High School and Achievement First Iluminar. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 42% (majority majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(RI) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
25%
Black
9%
White
58%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.

Top Overall Ranked Public Schools in Rhode Island (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Math: 80% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12220 Lincoln Avenue
    BarringtonRI 02806
    (401) 247-3150

  • Rank: #1-21.-2.Math: 75-79% (Top 1%) Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12300 Avenger Drive
    East GreenwichRI 02818
    (401) 398-1574

  • Rank: #33.
    Achievement First IluminarCharter School
    Math: 75-79% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-3370 Hartford Avenue
    ProvidenceRI 02909
    (401) 347-1116

  • Rank: #44.Math: 64% (Top 5%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 64% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12770 Westminster Street
    ProvidenceRI 02903
    (401) 456-9145

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Hamilton School
    Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-525 Salisbury Avenue
    North KingstownRI 02852
    (401) 268-6520

  • Rank: #5-65.-6.
    Nayatt School
    Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-3400 Nayatt Road
    BarringtonRI 02806
    (401) 247-3175

  • Rank: #77.
    Rockwell School
    Math: 60-64% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-51225 Hope Street
    BristolRI 02809
    (401) 254-5930

  • Rank: #88.
    Kingston Hill AcademyCharter School
    Math: 65-69% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)Math: 65-69% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5850 Stony Fort Road
    SaunderstownRI 02874
    (401) 783-8282

  • Rank: #99.
    Community School
    Math: 65% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 65% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-515 Arnold Mills Road
    CumberlandRI 02864
    (401) 333-5724

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 59% (Top 10%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 59% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12150 Fairway Drive
    North KingstownRI 02852
    (401) 268-6236

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Top Rhode Island Public Schools by County (2021)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
12 Schools
6,525 Students
14% Minority
46 Schools
20,610 Students
18% Minority
22 Schools
9,314 Students
25% Minority
199 Schools
89,479 Students
57% Minority
38 Schools
15,520 Students
14% Minority
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