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St. George's School

Address

P.O. Box 1910
Newport, Rhode Island, USA

For more than 100 years, St. George's has combined a respect for tradition with an embrace of the future, academic rigor with a caring heart, and an appreciation of the individual with the warmth of a small school community. Today, in a world where society is increasingly fragmented and polarized, our school remains a community where honesty and integrity matter, humor and hard work are equally important values, and where the process of education is as important as the grade. Central to our efforts to build an intellectual community is our dedicated faculty. Intensely devoted to the success of their students, the faculty serves as teachers, coaches, advisors, mentors, and friends. While our breathtaking location overlooking the Atlantic Ocean inspires and informs our daily work, there is great beauty in the small gestures of daily life on the Hilltop as well: a teacher stopping a student to ask about an ill classmate, a coach staying after practice to repeat a drill, a congratulatory hug upon graduation. In every area of school life, the faculty seeks to challenge and inspire students to reach new levels of inquiry and understanding. Because we are a residential community, teaching continues beyond the classrooms and across the campus. For students, there is the opportunity to live with and learn from classmates from around the nation and the globe. Their diverse backgrounds and perspectives stem from more than just geography. Since more than 27 percent of students receive financial assistance based on need, we can craft a student body that represents a wide array of social experiences. We are a school community of high expectations, academic and otherwise. At the same time, we are devoted to helping students develop intellectual, artistic, and personal interests that will allow them live what our founder described as "lives of...

School Focus:
  • Summer Boarding School
Grades Offered: 9 to 12
School Type: Co-ed
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Year Founded Size: 1896
Post-Grad Year: No
Saturday Classes: No
Classroom Dress Code: n/a
Average Class Size: 50 Students
ESL Courses: No
Summer Program: No