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Portsmouth Abbey School

Call: 401-683-2000
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Portsmouth Abbey School

At a glance

Location Portsmouth, RI Tuition $48,850
Grades 9-12 Students Receiving Aid 33%
Student Body Coed Total Aid Awarded $3,250,000
Student/Faculty Ratio 7:1 Endowment $38,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 55%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 360

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 13

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 27*
Average SAT Score (Math) 620
Average SAT Score (Verbal) 625
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs -
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Providence RI Area
Program Emphasis Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions Secondary
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Student Body Coed
Established 1926
Dress Code Semi-formal
School Setting Suburban
Campus Size (Acres) 500
Head of School Daniel McDonough
Endowment $38,000,000

Academics

Full Time Faculty 47
Part Time Faculty 3
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees 60%
Faculty with doctorate 5
Faculty with masters 39
Student/Faculty ratio 7:1
Average Class Size 13
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
Art
Art History
Bible
Biology
Calculus
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chinese
Chorus
Classics
Computer Math
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Electives
English
Environmental Science
Equestrian Sports
European History
Fine Arts
French
Geometry
Greek
Health
History
Humanities
Latin
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Music
Music Theory
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Pre-calculus
Religion
Science
Spanish
Studio Art
Study Skills
World History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 360
Boys 180
Girls 180
% Boys/Girls 50%/50%
Boarding Students 252
Day Students 108
International
Canada
China
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Germany
Guatemala
Korea
Mexico
Spain
United States
Alabama
California
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Massachusetts
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Rhode Island
Majority of students come from Northeast
% of Students of Color 15%
% of International Students 11%

Admission

E-mail admissions@portsmouthabbey.org
Web Address www.portsmouthabbey.org
Director of Admission Meghan M. Fonts
Admission Application Apply to Portsmouth Abbey School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 50
Application Deadline(s) Jan
Financial Aid Deadline(s) January 31st
Financial Aid Awarded $3,250,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 33%
Acceptance Rate 55%
Total Applicants 467
Admissions Selectivity Selective
Admissions Yield 46%
Admission Tests Accepted
Other (PSAT)
SSAT
Day Student Tuition $33,025
Boarding Student Tuition $48,850
International Student Tuition $48,850

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math) 620
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal) 625
Average SAT I Scores (Writing) 620
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
equestrian
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
wrestling
Recreational Sports
dance
equestrian
Extra-Curricular Activities
A Capella
Choir
Community Service Program
Debate Club
Honor Council
Literary Magazine
Model UN
Newspaper
Radio Station
Tour Guides
Yearbook

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Location

Contact Info

Phone 401-683-2000
Address 285 Cory's Ln - Portsmouth, RI 02871
Website www.portsmouthabbey.org 
Email admissions@portsmouthabbey.org 
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