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2023 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Barrington High School

    Barrington Public Schools, RI,

    9-12,

    204 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says In my experience, Barrington High school has a very tight knit, prideful, and competitive community. The High school is very fortunate to have the funding and community engagement that many in the....

    Read 204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,100,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Classical High School

    Providence Public Schools, RI,

    9-12,

    435 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Classical is a one of a kind school.When I tell people I attend Classical, I receive both praise and envy, which really shows its excellent reputation. One teacher told my class that you "do high school only once." Early on I took...There are very few students who take the school for granted, but they don't realize that other schools aren't on par with ours. Alumni tell their biggest regret is not taking advantage of their time....

    Read 435 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,115,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  3. #4 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    North Kingstown Senior High School

    North Kingstown School District, RI,

    9-12,

    389 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says North Kingstown High School is a great school! I am currently in my senior year and have had a great experience. For the most part, the classes are challenging and there is a variety to choose from.....

    Read 389 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,480,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #5 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    The Greene School

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    Public School,

    WEST GREENWICH, RI,

    9-12,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The Greene School is located in West Greenwich, RI and has a beautiful campus with 70 acres. This school has hiking trails as well as a rock climbing wall. It offers a challenging academic....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 208,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  5. #6 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Blackstone Valley Prep High School

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    Blackstone Valley Prep, RI,

    9-12,

    23 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Blackstone Valley Prep was excellent. This school gave me so much. I was luck enough to find great friends from there. I was able to connect with people that came from different....

    Read 23 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 363,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  6. #10 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    South Kingstown High School

    South Kingstown School District, RI,

    9-12,

    178 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says South Kingstown has some of the best teachers, that being said most of the science department is lacking, the school is falling apart a bit. The food is pretty bad, and the administration is a bit of... Advice to middle schools coming:1. take honors classes if you can, they aren't that much harder and you will have a much better experience.2. Join sports! Sports at SK are amazing, if that's not your thing, the theatre club is very welcoming.3. No one uses their locker unless you play sports and keep your stuff in their, so make sure you have a sturdy good quality back pack.4. You are usually allowed to listen to music..

    Read 178 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 931,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Lincoln Senior High School

    Lincoln Public Schools, RI,

    9-12,

    246 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Lincoln Senior High School provides students with the necessary means for a smooth transition into adulthood. It offers an abundance of classes that fit a variety of college majors and career paths.....

    Read 246 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 957,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Middletown High School

    Middletown Public Schools, RI,

    9-12,

    196 Niche users give it an average review of 3.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Middletown High School was very enjoyable and learned many new things. I was accepted by the other students and felt like part of a community. The teachers seem to do a great job of....

    Read 196 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 592,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1,

  9. #14 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing & Visual Arts

    Pawtucket School District, RI,

    9-12,

    65 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Going to JMW was probably the best school experience I’ve had the 14 years I’ve spent as a student. This school is supportive and makes sure that everyone feels welcome. The art programs are fully....

    Read 65 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 211,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  10. #15 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    North Smithfield High School

    North Smithfield School Department, RI,

    9-12,

    146 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall, North Smithfield High School is a well-rounded high school with prevalent music and tech CTE pathways. The school provides a strong learning experience and has a focus on education, as well....

    Read 146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 505,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  11. #16 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Chariho High School

    Chariho Regional School District, RI,

    9-12,

    240 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Chariho Highschool has been a great experience for my last four years of school. I have been a part of their Vocational Program in the Graphic Design class. I have learned a lot from this program....

    Read 240 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Students: 1,129,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  12. #19 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Ponaganset High School

    Foster-Glocester Regional School District, RI,

    9-12,

    145 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Ponaganset High School is located in North Scituate, Rhode Island. With multiple acres of land, Ponaganset has a truly beautiful campus. Perhaps one of my favorite opportunities comes from gym class....Perhaps one of my biggest complaints is that some of the courses are too easy. The courses themselves aren't easy; however, the makeup policy concludes that you can make up a test to a 90%, even if....

    Read 145 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 935,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  13. #21 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Mt. Hope High School

    Bristol Warren Regional School District, RI,

    9-12,

    185 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I graduated from Mt. Hope in 2015, Compared to one other high school I went to, Mt. Hope is pretty small (which isn't necessarily bad) and I enjoyed most of my teachers! The size of the school really...I really wish there had been better (and mandatory) classes on finances and adulting. While I was attending I remember being disappointed in the range of classes. Compared to my other high school,....

    Read 185 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 980,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Public High Schools in Rhode Island.

    Cranston High School West

    Cranston Public Schools, RI,

    9-12,

    319 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Cranston West has an amazing school community with many traditions dating back to the opening of our school. It something students look forward to every year. The academics here are very well, one of....

    Read 319 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 1,629,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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