Top 10 Best Providence Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 62 public schools serving 30,474 students in Providence, RI. Providence has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Rhode Island.
The top ranked public schools in Providence, RI are Classical High School, Achievement First Iluminar and Edward S. Rhodes School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Providence, RI public schools have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the Rhode Island public school average of 30%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in Providence have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Rhode Island public schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Rhode Island public school average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

Best Providence, RI Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Classical High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9145
Grades: 9-12
| 1,126 students
Rank: #22.
Achievement First Iluminar
Charter School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
370 Hartford Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 347-1116
Grades: K-3
| 367 students
Rank: #33.
Edward S. Rhodes School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
160 Shaw Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 270-8110
Grades: K-5
| 176 students
Rank: #44.
Af Providence Mayoral Middle School
Charter School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
370 Hartford Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 347-1120
Grades: 5
| 100 students
Rank: #55.
Achievement First Providence
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
370 Hartford Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 347-1106
Grades: K-4
| 451 students
Rank: #66.
Chester W. Barrows School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9 Beachmont Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 270-8160
Grades: K-5
| 188 students
Rank: #77.
Reservoir Avenue School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
156 Reservoir Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-9406
Grades: K-5
| 293 students
Rank: #88.
Birchwood Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10 Birchwood Drive
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 444 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Joseph A. Whelan School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1440 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1180
Grades: K-5
| 264 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Leviton Dual Language School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Greenwich Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 278-2872
Grades: K-5
| 277 students
Rank: #1111.
Edgewood Highland
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
160 Pawtuxet Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 270-8065
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
Rank: #1212.
North Providence High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1828 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1150
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Rank: #1313.
Vartan Gregorian El. School
Math: 30% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
455 Wickenden St.
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9377
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #1414.
Robert F. Kennedy El. School
Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
195 Nelson Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9403
Grades: PK-5
| 467 students
Rank: #1515.
William D'abate Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Kossuth Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9416
Grades: K-5
| 400 students
Rank: #1616.
Metropolitan Career Technical Center
Vocational School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
325 Public Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 752-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 780 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
The Hope Academy
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 533-9192
Grades: K-3
| 143 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Webster Avenue School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
191 Webster Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9414
Grades: K-5
| 337 students
Rank: #1919.
Southside Elementary Charter
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Prairie Ave
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 270-9007
Grades: K-3
| 95 students
Rank: #2020.
Times2 Academy
Charter School
Math: 17% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
50 Fillmore Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 272-5094
Grades: K-12
| 726 students
Rank: #2121.
Nathanael Greene Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
721 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9347
Grades: 6-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #2222.
Frank D. Spaziano Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Laurel Hill Avenue
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9389
Grades: 2-5
| 410 students
Rank: #2323.
Robert L. Bailey Iv
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
65 Gordon Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-1735
Grades: K-5
| 409 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Asa Messer El. School
Math: 15% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1655 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9401
Grades: PK-4
| 527 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Veazie Street School
Math: 15% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
211 Veazie Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 453-8601
Grades: K-5
| 549 students
Rank: #2626.
Pleasant View School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
50 Obediah Brown Road
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9325
Grades: PK-5
| 455 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Academy For Career Exploration
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
155 Harrison Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-1738
Grades: 9-12
| 200 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Rini Middle College
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Washington Street, 4th Flo
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 680-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 264 students
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Village Green Virtual
Charter School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 20-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
135 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-2878
Grades: 9-12
| 229 students
Rank: #3030.
Lillian Feinstein El. School
Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
159 Sackett Street
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-9407
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #3131.
Nathan Bishop Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Sessions Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9344
Grades: 6-8
| 700 students
Rank: #3232.
Martin Luther King El. School
Math: 10% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
35 Camp Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9398
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #3333.
Trinity Academy Performing Art
Charter School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Washington St.
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 529-8077
Grades: 7-12
| 212 students
Rank: #3434.
Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1450 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-9367
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #3535.
George J. West El. School
Math: 8% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Beaufort Street
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9337
Grades: K-5
| 782 students
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Providence, Rhode Island Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
425 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 278-2051
Grades: 9-12
| 97 students
582 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-9194
Grades: 10-12
| 75 students
245 Althea St
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9441
Grades: K-1
| 151 students
434 Mt. Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 456-9198
Grades: 9-12
| 89 students
65 Greenwich St
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 278-2872
Grades: PK-1
| 152 students
152 Springfield Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 278-0557
Grades: 9
| 206 students
214 Prairie Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-1717
Grades: PK-1
| 56 students
220 Blackstone St
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 456-9373
Grades: K-5
| 501 students
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9413
Grades: 10-12
| 24 students
544 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
(401) 456-1706
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9161
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-9161
Grades: 9-12
| 464 students
1135 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 725-0099
Grades: K-5
| 261 students
101 Sessions Street
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 456-1764
Grades: 7-11
| 58 students
205 Norwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 270-8108
Grades: K-5
| 87 students
550 Branch Ave/wanskuck
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 456-9217
Grades: 9-12
| 20 students
182 Thurbers Ave
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 278-0562
Grades: 9-12
| 404 students
Providence Place Academy (Closed 2005)
Vocational School
Magnet School
182 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 383-0794
Grades: 11-12
| n/a students
1655 Westminster St
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 456-9360
Grades: 6-8
| 603 students
674 Prairie Ave
Providence, RI 02905
(401) 278-0515
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
152 Springfield Street
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 278-0527
Grades: 6-8
| 321 students
110 Paul St
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 456-9419
Grades: K-5
| 400 students

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