P.O. Box 1910
Newport, RI 02840
St. George's School provides a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum, high standards, and dynamic classroom discussion within a diverse and friendly community.
We believe in the virtue of small classes and in the benefits of active dialogue and debate.
Most of all, at St. George's School, our community will get to know you and we will support you through challenges and celebrate your triumphs. Your dreams. Our mission.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Students: 375 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,950
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,500
  • Acceptance rate: 18%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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Class of 2006
5.00
Colby College
You could not ask for a more beautiful location--atop of a hill overlooking a beach on the Atlantic Ocean. Some of my fondest memories came from playing baseball on a sunny afternoon and just. . .

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2021 School Data
St. George's School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1896
1907
Campus Size
125 acres
125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
375 students
300 students
% Students of Color
21%
25%
% International Students
14%
20%
% Students Boarding
87%
70%
Average SAT Score
1213
* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)
1110 - 1330
-
Average ACT score
26
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Weekly
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
10 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
26
17
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$209.3 million
$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,950
$59,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$46,500
$32,995
% Students on Financial Aid
27%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$47,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 15
Jan. 15
Average Percentile SSAT
70%
-
Acceptance Rate
18%
58%
Director of Admissions
Ryan P. Mulhern

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
21
23
Extracurriculars
AIMS: Association in the Interest of a Multicultural School, Entertainment Committee, Feed-a-Friend, French Club, Handbell Choir, Lance (yearbook), Library Association, Math Team, Orchestra, Peer Tutors, Poetry Club, Red and White (student paper), Red Key (student tour guides), School Prefects, Stage Crew, Student Council

Club or Organization:
AASA: Asian American Students Association, Latinos Unidos, Sustainability Club, Women in Leadership

Arts and Music Programs:
A Capella

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-preparatory curriculum, high standards, and dynamic classroom discussion within a diverse and friendly community. We believe in the virtue of small classes and in the benefits of active dialogue and debate.
  • Most of all, at St. George's School, our community will get to know you and we will support you through challenges and celebrate your triumphs.
  • Your dreams. Our mission. 
  • St. George's School accreditations: The Association of Boarding Schools
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Howard Dean - Class of 1966 - Former Vermont Governor & DNC Chairman
    • Sylvester Monroe - Class of 1969 - Journalist, formerly at Newsweek, Time, and Ebony magazines
    • Claiborne Pell - Class of 1936 - U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
    • Diane Nelson - Class of 1985, president of DC Entertainment from 2009 to 2018, and president and chief content officer of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment from 2013 to 2018
    • William Vanderbilt - Class of 1919 - Governor of Rhode Island
    • Julie Bowen - Class of 1987 - Actress - "Modern Family"
    • Anthony Mason - Class of 1974 - CBS News senior correspondent
    • Chrissy Houlahan - Class of 1985, U.S. Rep. from Pennsylvania Sixth District
    • Kimberly Drew - Class of 2008, American art curator and writer. She is best known as the former social media manager for the Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Ogden Nash - Class of 1920, poet
Profile last updated: 08/12/2021
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12
  • Students: 375 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $66,950
  • Yearly Tuition (Day Students): $46,500
  • Acceptance rate: 18%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15

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