Middlebridge School

333 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
Tel: 401-788-0800
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12, PG | 53 students
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  • Middlebridge School is a coeducational, boarding and day high school program for students ages 13-19 with learning differences.
  • Our students are intelligent and curious learners who demonstrate an eagerness to embrace the learning environment.
  • Traditionally, the Middlebridge student presents with difficulties in reading fluency or comprehension, written expression, processing speed or working memory, receptive/expressive language, attention and/or executive dysfunction.
  • Our individualized academic program includes daily 1:1 language tutorials and daily academic Social Pragmatics classes.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Middlebridge School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12, PG 11-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Supports Learning Differences (LD) Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 2008 1910
Campus Size 40 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 53 students 298 students
% Students of Color
23%
20%
% International Students
1%
20%
% Students Boarding
90%
70%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Average ACT score 23 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Average Class Size 6 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:2 1:7
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
46%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$64,000 $51,250
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$52,500 $27,800
Tuition international students $69,000 $47,400
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of AdmissionsShannon Leventhal

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 6 14
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Soccer, Softball, Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 9 23
ExtracurricularsCreative Writing Club, Digital Art, Horseback Riding, Newspaper, Photography, Rock Band, Rocket Building/Technology, Yearbook, YMCA Personal Fitness

College Matriculation

Year: 2008 - 2010 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Landmark College 4
Mitchell College 2
Johnson and Wales 1
Keane State 1
Lesley College 1
Pacific University 1
University of Arizona-SALT Program 1
University of Cincinnati 1
University of Southern California: Monterey 1
Western New England College 1

School Notes

  • Middlebridge School`s academic curriculum is approved by the Rhode Island Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The academic program consists of instruction in English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art/Humanities, Technology, and Wellness.
  • Classes are highly interactive and promote student curiosity while presenting information through a variety of approaches and modalities. The academic program is success-oriented, which drives the selection of materials, the pace of progress through curriculum, designation of assignments and assessments, and the interactions between teachers and students.
  • Students attend a proctored study hall Monday-Thursday. Study hall allows students the opportunity to work independently and practice concepts and lessons learned that day. Our academic staff serve as proctors for study halls and are available to answer questions, address student concerns, provide additional resources, and to positively reinforce students as they work through individual assignments.
  • THE MIDDLEBRIDGE DIFFERENCE: Our academic day includes daily one-to-one tutorials designed to target written expression, comprehension, and language remediation skills. Daily social pragmatic classes allow students the opportunity to focus on their potential for social and emotional growth, independent living, and career exploration.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, NLD, Executive Functioning, Receptive/Expressive Language, ADD, ADHD, Written Expression, Dysgraphia, Auditory Processing Disorder
  • School accreditations: Rhode Island Dept. of Education, SEVP, NEASC Approved
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