Top 10 Best Rhode Island Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 31 blue ribbon public schools serving 13,864 students in Rhode Island.
Blue ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Rhode Island are East Greenwich High School, Community School and Barrington High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Rhode Island blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 21%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 35% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Best Rhode Island Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
East Greenwich High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
300 Avenger Drive
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 398-1574
Grades: 9-12
| 774 students
Rank: #22.
Community School
Math: 67% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
15 Arnold Mills Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-5724
Grades: K-5
| 676 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Barrington High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
220 Lincoln Avenue
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,119 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Nayatt School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
400 Nayatt Road
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3175
Grades: K-3
| 353 students
Rank: #55.
Fort Barton School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
99 Lawton Avenue
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-6114
Grades: K-4
| 202 students
Rank: #66.
Jamestown School-melrose
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
76 Melrose Avenue
Jamestown, RI 02835
(401) 423-7020
Grades: PK-4
| 245 students
Rank: #77.
Classical High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9145
Grades: 9-12
| 1,103 students
Rank: #88.
North Kingstown Sr. High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
150 Fairway Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6236
Grades: 9-12
| 1,451 students
Rank: #99.
Forest Park El. School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
50 Woodlawn Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 541-6380
Grades: K-5
| 255 students
Rank: #1010.
Raymond Laperche School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11 Limerock Road
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 231-6652
Grades: PK-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1111.
Kingston Hill Academy
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
850 Stony Fort Road
Saunderstown, RI 02874
(401) 783-8282
Grades: K-5
| 260 students
Rank: #1212.
Barrington Middle School
Math: 54% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
261 Middle Highway
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3160
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Fishing Cove El. School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
110 Wickford Point Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6580
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Narragansett Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
55 Mumford Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 792-9420
Grades: PK-4
| 387 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Stony Lane El. School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
825 Stony Lane
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6540
Grades: K-5
| 342 students
Rank: #1616.
Ashaway Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
12a Hillside Avenue
Ashaway, RI 02804
(401) 377-2211
Grades: K-4
| 197 students
Rank: #1717.
Ashton School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Scott Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 333-0554
Grades: K-5
| 284 students
Rank: #1818.
Charlestown Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
363 Carolina Back Road
Charlestown, RI 02813
(401) 364-7716
Grades: K-4
| 246 students
Rank: #1919.
Peace Dale School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
109 Kersey Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 360-1600
Grades: K-4
| 374 students
Rank: #2020.
Colt Andrews School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
570-574 Hope Street
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 254-5987
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #2121.
Archie R. Cole MiddleSchool
Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
100 Cedar Avenue
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 398-1333
Grades: 6-8
| 607 students
Rank: #2222.
Hope Valley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
15 Thelma Drive
Hope Valley, RI 02832
(401) 539-2321
Grades: PK-4
| 280 students
Rank: #2323.
Davies Career-tech High School
Vocational School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
50 Jenckes Hill Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 728-1500
Grades: 9-12
| 895 students
Rank: #2424.
Flora S. Curtis School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
582 Benefit Street
Pawtucket, RI 02861
(401) 729-6252
Grades: PK-5
| 281 students
Rank: #2525.
Park School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
40 Asylum Road
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 734-3690
Grades: K-5
| 212 students
Rank: #2626.
Brown Avenue School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
14 Brown Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 934-0270
Grades: 1-5
| 210 students
Rank: #2727.
Kent Heights School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2680 Pawtucket Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 435-7824
Grades: K-5
| 238 students
Rank: #2828.
Agnes B. Hennessey School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Fort Street
East Providence, RI 02914
(401) 435-7831
Grades: K-5
| 248 students
Rank: #2929.
Francis J. Varieur School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
486 Pleasant Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 729-6266
Grades: K-6
| 274 students
Rank: #3030.
Stephen Olney School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1378 Douglas Avenue, North Pro
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1160
Grades: K-5
| 385 students
Rank: #3131.
Arlington School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Princess Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 270-8179
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Rhode Island?
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Rhode Island include East Greenwich High School, Community School and Barrington High School.
How many blue ribbon public schools are located in Rhode Island?
31 blue ribbon public schools are located in Rhode Island.
What is the racial composition of students in Rhode Island?
Rhode Island blue ribbon public schools minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island public schools average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

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