Top 10 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island (2024)

The top ranked public high schools in Rhode Island are Barrington High School, East Greenwich High School and Portsmouth High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public high schools are Barrington and North Kingstown.
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in Rhode Island is 27%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 33%.

Top Ranked Public High Schools in Rhode Island (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Barrington High School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 68% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
220 Lincoln Avenue
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 247-3150
Rank: #22.
East Greenwich High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 60-64% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
300 Avenger Drive
East Greenwich, RI 02818
(401) 398-1574
Rank: #33.
Portsmouth High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 55-59% (Top 10%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
120 Education Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 683-2124
Rank: #44.
Classical High School
(Math: 55% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 55% (Top 20%)
Reading: 83% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
770 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 456-9145
Rank: #55.
North Kingstown Sr. High School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 56% (Top 20%)
Reading: 74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
150 Fairway Drive
North Kingstown, RI 02852
(401) 268-6236
Rank: #66.
South Kingstown High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Math: 50-54% (Top 20%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
215 Columbia Street
Wakefield, RI 02879
(401) 360-1000
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Exeter-west Greenwich Regional
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-44% (Top 30%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
930 Nooseneck Hill Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
(401) 397-6893
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Narragansett High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-44% (Top 30%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
245 South Pier Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
(401) 792-9400
Rank: #99.
Lincoln Senior High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 40-44% (Top 30%)
Reading: 65% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
135 Old River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 334-7500
Rank: #1010.
North Smitfield High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
412 Greenville Road
North Smithfield, RI 02896
(401) 766-2500
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Scituate High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
94 Trimtown Road
North Scituate, RI 02857
(401) 647-4120
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Smithfield High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
90 Pleasant View Avenue
Smithfield, RI 02917
(401) 949-2050
Rank: #11 - 1311. - 13.
Tiverton High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
100 North Brayton Road
Tiverton, RI 02878
(401) 624-8494
Rank: #1414.
Chariho High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 36% (Top 50%)
Reading: 63% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
453 Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
(401) 364-7778
Rank: #1515.
Dcyf Alternative Ed. Program
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: <50% (Top 20%)
Reading: <50% (Top 30%)
Grades: 8-12
57 Power Road
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 462-7253
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Cumberland High School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 37% (Top 30%)
Reading: 57% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
2600 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 658-2600
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Westerly High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 55-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
23 Ward Avenue
Westerly, RI 02891
(401) 315-1501
Rank: #1818.
Middletown High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 30-34% (Top 50%)
Reading: 60-64% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
130 Valley Road
Middletown, RI 02842
(401) 846-7250
Rank: #1919.
Mt. Hope High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 28% (Top 50%)
Reading: 72% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
199 Chestnut Street
Bristol, RI 02809
(401) 254-5980
Rank: #2020.
Ponaganset High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Math: 27% (Top 50%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
137 Anan Wade Road
North Scituate, RI 02857
(401) 710-7500
Rank: #2121.
Block Island School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 35-39% (Top 30%)
Reading: 40-44% (Top 50%)
Grades: K-12
Block Island School, High Stre
Block Island, RI 02807
(401) 466-5600
Rank: #2222.
Cranston High School West
(Math: 25% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 25% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 58% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
80 Metropolitan Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920
(401) 270-8049
Rank: #2323.
North Providence High School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 31% (Top 50%)
Reading: 49% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
1828 Mineral Spring Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401) 233-1150
Rank: #2424.
Pilgrim High School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 22% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 57% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
111 Pilgrim Parkway
Warwick, RI 02888
(401) 734-3250
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Blackstone Valley Prep High School
Charter School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 25-29% (Top 50%)
Reading: 45-49% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
65 Macondray St.
Cumberland, RI 02864
(401) 405-0320
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Burrillville High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 25-29% (Top 50%)
Reading: 45-49% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
425 East Avenue
Harrisville, RI 02830
(401) 568-1310
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Coventry High School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 27% (Top 50%)
Reading: 47% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
40 Reservoir Road
Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 822-9499
Rank: #2828.
Jacqueline M. Walsh School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Math: 20-29% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 50-59% (Top 20%)
Grades: 9-12
350 Divison Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 721-2148
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Johnston Senior High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Math: 20-24% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 40-44% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
345 Cherry Hill Road
Johnston, RI 02919
(401) 233-1920
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
West Warwick High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Math: 20-24% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 40-44% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
1 Webster Knight Drive
West Warwick, RI 02893
(401) 821-6596
Rank: #3131.
Toll Gate High School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Math: 20% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 44% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
575 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 734-3300
Rank: #3232.
Davies Career-tech High School
Vocational School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Math: 12% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 51% (Top 30%)
Grades: 9-12
50 Jenckes Hill Road
Lincoln, RI 02865
(401) 728-1500
Rank: #3333.
Rogers High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Math: 15-19% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 35-39% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
15 Wickham Road
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 847-6235
Rank: #3434.
Beacon Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 40-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Math: ≤10% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 40-49% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
320 Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
(401) 671-6261
Rank: #3535.
The Greene School
Charter School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Math: 11-19% (Bottom 50%)
Reading: 30-39% (Top 50%)
Grades: 9-12
94 John Potter Road
West Greenwich, RI 02817
(401) 397-8600
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