Public Schools in Newport County, Rhode Island

There are 27 Public Schools in Newport County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 83,204 people in an area of 103 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,081 people, and 1 Public School per 3 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Newport County is ranked 3rd of 5 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 4th of 5 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Newport County Public Schools

Find Newport County, Rhode Island public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Aquidneck School 70 Reservoir Road Middletown, RI

Claiborne Pell Elementary 35 Dexter Street Newport, RI

Coggeshall School 134 Van Zandt Avenue Newport, RI

Cranston - Calvert School 15 Cranston Avenue Newport, RI

Forest Avenue School 315 Forest Avenue Middletown, RI

Fort Barton School 99 Lawton Avenue Tiverton, RI

Frank E. Thompson Middle 55 Broadway Newport, RI

Howard Hathaway School 53 Tallman Avenue Portsmouth, RI

Jamestown School Department- Melrose Avenue School 76 Melrose Avenue Jamestown, RI

Jamestown School-Lawn 55 Lawn Avenue Jamestown, RI

Jamestown School-Melrose 76 Melrose Avenue Jamestown, RI

Joseph H. Gaudet School 1113 Aquidneck Avenue Middletown, RI

Melville School 1351 West Main Road Portsmouth, RI

Middletown High School 130 Valley Road Middletown, RI

Newport Area Career Tech Center 15 Wickham Road Newport, RI

Newport Area Career Tech Ctr 15 Wickham Road Newport, RI

Pocasset School 242 Main Road Tiverton, RI

Portsmouth High School 120 Education Lane Portsmouth, RI

Portsmouth Middle School 125 Jepson Lane Portsmouth, RI

Ranger School 278 North Brayton Road Tiverton, RI

Rogers High School 15 Wickham Road Newport, RI

Sullivan School 435 Broadway Newport, RI

The Pell Annex @ John F. Kenne 740 West Main Road Middletown, RI

Tiverton High School 100 North Brayton Road Tiverton, RI

Tiverton Middle School 10 Quintal Drive Tiverton, RI

Underwood School 90 Harrison Avenue Newport, RI

Wilbur And Mcmahon Schools 28 Commons Little Compton, RI

About Newport County Public Schools

Newport County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Newport County, RI. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Rhode Island, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Newport County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Newport County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Newport County Public School Statistics

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

Newport County Public School Enrollment
 Newport CountyRhode Island
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment412 (40.6%)7,106 (51.7%)
Kindergarten Enrollment643 (81.7%)9,159 (86.3%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,706 (82.4%)40,576 (88.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)2,706 (79.2%)42,719 (88.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,531 (77.2%)43,108 (86.1%)
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%)