St. George's School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: 401-842-6600
PO Box 1910
Newport, RI 02840
  • "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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  • Class of 2006
    5 Stars   6/24/2014
    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. . .
  • Smith College
    The faculty at SG really expect a lot from their students, and although the school may not be considered a 'top-tier' by some, I feel that the academics are challenging and prepare students of various. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
St. George's SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18961910
Campus Size125 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment370 students300 students
% Students of Color
19%
20%
% International Students
14%
20%
% Students Boarding
85%
66%
Average SAT Score1930* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1790 - 2110-
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesWeeklyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormalCasual
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2216
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
77%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$138 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$59,750$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$41,300$28,270
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
36%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$39,850$22,410
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 15Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT72%-
Acceptance Rate
24%
57%
Director of AdmissionsRyan P. Mulhern

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1714
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations3723
ExtracurricularsA Capella, Academic Decathlon, Acolytes, Amnesty International Club, Art Club, Athletic Council, Barbecue Club, Camp Ramleh Counselors, Chamber, Choir, Christian Fellowship Club, Community Service Club, Cultural Outreach, Current Events Club, Debate Club, Dorm Prefects, Dragon, Drama Club, Ecology Club, Entertainment Committee, Feed-a-Friend, French Club, Handbell Choir, Lance (yearbook), Library Association,

College Matriculation

Year: 2011 - 201410 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Georgetown University14
Boston College12
Trinity College12
Wake Forest University11
Dartmouth College10
Elon University8
Middlebury College7
New York University7
University of Pennsylvania6
Brown University5

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.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Howard Dean - Class of 1966 - Former Vermont Governor & DNC Chairman
    • Prescott Bush - Class of 1912 - U.S. Senator from Connecticut
    • Claiborne Pell - Class of 1936 - U.S. Senator from Rhode Island
    • Tucker Carlson - Class of 1987 - Correspondent MSNBC
    • William Vanderbilt - Class of 1919 - Governor of Rhode Island
    • Julie Bowen - Class of 1987 - Actress - Modern Family
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