Private Schools in Newport County, Rhode Island

There are 9 Private Schools in Newport County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 83,204 people in an area of 103 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 9,244 people, and 1 Private School per 11 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Newport County is ranked 4th of 5 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 4th of 5 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Newport County Private Schools

Find Newport County, Rhode Island private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


All Saints Academy 915 West Main Road Middletown, RI

Aquidneck Island Christian Academy 321 East Main Road Portsmouth, RI

Cluny School 75 Brenton Road Newport, RI

Newport Montessori 82 Valley Road Middletown, RI

Silveira Kindergarten and Preschool 143 Peckham Lane Middletown, RI

St Philomena's School 324 Corys Lane Portsmouth, RI

St. George's School 372 Purgatory Road Middletown, RI

St. Michaels Country Day School 180 Rhode Island Avenue Newport, RI

The Pennfield School 110 Sandy Point Avenue Portsmouth, RI

About Newport County Private Schools

Newport County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Newport County, RI. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Rhode Island Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Rhode Island State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Newport County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Newport County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Newport County private school test scores

Newport County Private School Statistics

Find Newport County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Newport County Private School Enrollment
 Newport CountyRhode Island
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment6046,627
Kindergarten Enrollment144 (18.3%)1,450 (13.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)576 (17.6%)5,110 (11.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)709 (20.8%)5,795 (11.9%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)747 (22.8%)6,972 (13.9%)
Newport County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Newport CountyRhode Island
Less than 9th Grade Education1,550 (2.6%)40,167 (5.5%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,460 (4.1%)52,194 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)13,687 (22.7%)203,355 (27.9%)