St. George's School

5.00 (1 review)
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
    5 Stars  
    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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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 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 Founded18961907
Campus Size125 acres125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment375 students300 students
% Students of Color
21%
25%
% International Students
14%
20%
% Students Boarding
87%
70%
Average SAT Score1213* National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile)1110 - 1330-
Average ACT score26*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
Student : Teacher Ratio7:17:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered2618
ESL Courses OfferedNoYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
85%
70%
Summer Program OfferedNoYes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size$209.3 million$25 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$66,950$59,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$46,500$33,500
% Students on Financial Aid
27%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$47,000$25,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineJan. 15Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Average Percentile SSAT70%-
Acceptance Rate
18%
58%
Director of AdmissionsRyan P. Mulhern

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1816
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Surf Team, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2123
ExtracurricularsAIMS: 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 - 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
    • 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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