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Best High Schools
in Rhode Island

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 14 Rhode Island schools made our rankings.View Rankings

Rhode Island tests the reading, writing, math and science skills of high school students with the New England Common Assessment Program, according to the Rhode Island Department of Education. Through the Regional Student Program Tuition Break, Rhode Island students may receive discounted tuition at out-of-state colleges within New England.

There are 14 Rhode Island schools in the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, including one gold medal school, four silver medal schools and nine bronze medal schools. Among the top-ranked schools in Rhode Island is Classical High School, in the Providence Public School District.

Top Ranked RI Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Barrington High School

220 LINCOLN AVE, BARRINGTON, RI 02806

#2

Classical High School

770 WESTMINSTER ST, PROVIDENCE, RI 02903

#3

North Kingstown Sr. High

150 FAIRWAY DR, NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI 02852

#4

Lincoln Senior High School

135 OLD RIVER RD, LINCOLN, RI 02865

#5

Middletown High School

130 VALLEY RD, MIDDLETOWN, RI 02842

Other Notable RI Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Academy For Career Exploration

130 BROADWAY, PROVIDENCE, RI 02903

Beacon Charter School

320 MAIN ST, WOONSOCKET, RI 02895

Blackstone Academy Charter

334 PLEASANT ST, PAWTUCKET, RI 02860

Chariho High School

453 SWITCH RD, WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI 02894

Davies Career-Tech High School

50 JENCKES HILL RD, LINCOLN, RI 02865

See complete Rhode Island High School Rankings

RI by the Numbers
Districts 35
High Schools 52
Full-Time Teachers 3,572
Students Enrolled 44,450

Featured Districts

Providence, Rhode Island

The Providence Public School District supports 12 high schools that serve 7,266 students.

Rhode Island

There are three high schools in the Cranston School District, serving 3,432 students.