St. George's School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
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.

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  • Class of 2006
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    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 
2018 School Data
St. George's SchoolBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege PrepCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered9-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18961910
Campus Size125 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment370 students313 students
% Students of Color
19%
22%
% International Students
18%
20%
% Students Boarding
85%
67%
Average SAT Score1250* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1165 - 1360-
Average ACT score28*National Avg. » View
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 Offered2217
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Finances

Endowment Size$145 million$20 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$61,550$54,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$43,550$30,250
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$39,850$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineJan. 15Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredYesYes
Average Percentile SSAT72%-
Acceptance Rate
24%
55%
Director of AdmissionsRyan P. Mulhern

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1715
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 Organizations3724
ExtracurricularsA Capella, AASA: Asian American Students Association, Activities Programming Board, AIMS: Association in the Interest of a Multicultural School, American Indian Students Association, Ecology Club, Entertainment Committee, Feed-a-Friend, French Club, Handbell Choir, Lance (yearbook), Library Association, Math Team, Music Guild, NADA, Orchestra, Peer Tutors, Poetry Club, Red and White (student paper), Red Key (student tour guides), School Prefects, Special Populations Skate, Special Populations Swim, Stage Crew, Step Squad, Student Council, Students Helping Students, Swing Dance Club, Teach Wallingford-Tutoring, Tech Crew, The Lit (literary publication), The Right Side (newsletter), Theater Club, Whimawehs (female a cappella), WISE, WWEB-FM Radio Station, Young Republicans

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-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
    • 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 - Fox News talk show host
    • 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

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