St. George's School

PO Box 1910
Newport, RI 02840
Tel: 401-842-6600
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 365 students
"St. George's School provides a rigorous college prep curriculum, high standards, and dynamic classroom discussion.
Round tables are prevalent and coincide with our belief in the virtue of small classes and in the benefits of active dialog and debate.
Learning at St. George's School has to do with knowing the teacher and the subject matter, and we celebrate the growth that takes part at the heart of our challenging and democratic process...".

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
St. George's School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 7-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1896 1910
Campus Size 125 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 365 students 300 students
% Students of Color
14%
20%
% International Students
17%
20%
% Students Boarding
78%
67%
Average SAT Score 1930 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1790 - 2110 -
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Bi-Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:6 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 22 16
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
77%
67%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $138 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$56,000 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$38,500 $28,400
% Students on Financial Aid
27%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $39,850 $21,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Feb. 1 Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 70 -
Acceptance Rate
25%
56%
Director of AdmissionsRyan P. Mulhern

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 15 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 44 24
ExtracurricularsA cappella singing ensembles, Academic Decathlon, Acolytes, Amnesty International, Art Club, Athletic Council, Barbecue Club, Camp Ramleh Counselors, Chamber Singers, Choir, Christian Fellowship, Community Service, Cultural Outreach, Current Events, Debate Team, Dining Room Committee, Discipline Committee, Dormitory Prefects, Dragon (literary magazine), Drama Workshop, Ecology Club, Entertainment Committee, Feed-a-Friend, French Club, Handbell Choir,

College Matriculation

Year:2011 - 2014 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Georgetown University 14
Boston College 12
Trinity College 12
Wake Forest University 11
Dartmouth College 10
Elon University 8
Middlebury College 7
New York University 7
University of Pennsylvania 6
Brown University 5

School Notes:

  • St. George's School provides a rigorous college prep curriculum, high standards, and dynamic classroom discussion. Round tables are prevalent and coincide with our belief in the virtue of small classes and in the benefits of active dialog and debate. Learning at St. George's School has to do with knowing the teacher and the subject matter, and we celebrate the growth that takes part at the heart of our challenging and democratic process.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Portsmouth Abbey School (8 miles away)
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    NarragansettRI 02882
    401-788-0800
    9.17-12, PG53
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    860-822-6279
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