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For the 2021 school year, there are 29 blue ribbon public schools in Rhode Island, serving 12,251 students.
These 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.
Rhode Island blue ribbon public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 36% statewide average).
The top ranked blue ribbon public schools in Rhode Island are Barrington High School, East Greenwich High School and Classical High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 13:1.

Top Rhode Island Blue Ribbon Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Students Year
  • Barrington High School Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    220 Lincoln Avenue
    Barrington, RI 02806
    (401) 247-3150

    1,144 student
    Year: 2016
  • East Greenwich High School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    300 Avenger Drive
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 398-1574

    755 students
    Year: 2018
  • Classical High School Math: 64% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    770 Westminster Street
    Providence, RI 02903
    (401) 456-9145

    1,126 student
    Year: 2017
  • Nayatt School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    400 Nayatt Road
    Barrington, RI 02806
    (401) 247-3175

    323 students
    Year: 2015
  • Kingston Hill Academy Charter School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    850 Stony Fort Road
    Saunderstown, RI 02874
    (401) 783-8282

    190 students
    Year: 2020
  • Community School Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15 Arnold Mills Road
    Cumberland, RI 02864
    (401) 333-5724

    624 students
    Year: 2017
  • Hope Valley Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    15 Thelma Drive
    Hope Valley, RI 02832
    (401) 539-2321

    274 students
    Year: 2011
  • Jamestown School-melrose Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    76 Melrose Avenue
    Jamestown, RI 02835
    (401) 423-7020

    269 students
    Year: 2018
  • Ashaway Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    12a Hillside Avenue
    Ashaway, RI 02804
    (401) 377-2211

    200 students
    Year: 2019
  • Barrington Middle School Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    261 Middle Highway
    Barrington, RI 02806
    (401) 247-3160

    782 students
    Year: 2014
  • Charlestown Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    363 Carolina Back Road
    Charlestown, RI 02813
    (401) 364-7716

    266 students
    Year: 2020
  • Narragansett Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    55 Mumford Road
    Narragansett, RI 02882
    (401) 792-9420

    452 students
    Year: 2020
  • Brown Avenue School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    14 Brown Avenue
    Johnston, RI 02919
    (401) 934-0270

    224 students
    Year: 2019
  • Forest Park El. School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Woodlawn Drive
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    (401) 541-6380

    233 students
    Year: 2005
  • Peace Dale School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    109 Kersey Road
    Wakefield, RI 02879
    (401) 360-1600

    375 students
    Year: 2016
  • Colt Andrews School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    570-574 Hope Street
    Bristol, RI 02809
    (401) 254-5987

    360 students
    Year: 2018
  • Fishing Cove El. School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    110 Wickford Point Road
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    (401) 268-6580

    359 students
    Year: 2017
  • Archie R. Cole Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    100 Cedar Avenue
    East Greenwich, RI 02818
    (401) 398-1213

    631 students
    Year: 2015
  • Fort Barton School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    99 Lawton Avenue
    Tiverton, RI 02878
    (401) 624-6114

    215 students
    Year: 2014
  • Stony Lane El. School Math: 44% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    825 Stony Lane
    North Kingstown, RI 02852
    (401) 268-6540

    396 students
    Year: 2013
  • Francis J. Varieur School Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    486 Pleasant Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02860
    (401) 729-6266

    379 students
    Year: 2015
  • Chester W. Barrows School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9 Beachmont Avenue
    Providence, RI 02905
    (401) 270-8160

    188 students
    Year: 2005
  • Flora S. Curtis School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    582 Benefit Street
    Pawtucket, RI 02861
    (401) 729-6252

    357 students
    Year: 2019
  • Park School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    40 Asylum Road
    Warwick, RI 02886
    (401) 734-3690

    222 students
    Year: 2011
  • Kent Heights School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2680 Pawtucket Avenue
    East Providence, RI 02914
    (401) 435-7824

    288 students
    Year: 2016
  • Stephen Olney School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    622 Woonasquatucket Avenue
    North Providence, RI 02911
    (401) 233-1160

    281 students
    Year: 2014
  • Davies Career-tech High School Vocational School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    50 Jenckes Hill Road
    Lincoln, RI 02865
    (401) 728-1500

    848 students
    Year: 2013
  • Agnes B. Hennessey School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    75 Fort Street
    East Providence, RI 02914
    (401) 435-7831

    287 students
    Year: 2005
  • Arlington School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    155 Princess Avenue
    Cranston, RI 02920
    (401) 270-8179

    203 students
    Year: 2003
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