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Rhode Island’s perspective and possibility widening boarding and day school, grades 6-12 and postgraduate.

About Us

School Profile

Numbers do not begin to tell the story of St. Andrew’s — people do. It is amazing that in such a small school you can find a tremendous variety of backgrounds, interests, and talents.

St. Andrew’s recognizes the importance of preparing students to explore opportunities and meet the challenges of higher education in our ever-changing world. As a community of learners, we strive to unlock the full potential of each individual, developing confident and independent lifelong learners. In doing so, St. Andrew’s is completely invested in creating an atmosphere that gives students the tools to learn and focuses upon each student’s learning style. Click on the headings below to get quick facts about St. Andrew's School.

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  • General Information

    Address: 63 Federal Road
         Barrington, RI 02806

    Head of School: David J. Tinagero

    Office hours: 8:00am-4:00pm

    Academic hours: 8:00am-2:50pm

     School type: Co-educational, college preparatory

    Grades: 6–12 and postgraduate

    Founded: 1893

    Member of the National Association of Independent Schools

    Nearest major city: Boston, Massachusetts

    Endowment: $21 million

    Current operating budget: $10.2 million

    Board of Trustee members: 20

    Campus size: 80 acres

    Facilities: 18 academic/administrative buildings, a total of 33 buildings including faculty housing

    Distance to Providence, RI: 10 miles

    Distance to Newport, RI: 20 miles

    Distance to Boston: 60 miles

    Distance to New York: 188 miles
  • Student Body

    Total enrollment: 212
    Middle School: 32
    Upper School: 180
    Boarding students: 80
    International students: 37
  • Diversity

    Boys: 60% (128)
    Girls: 40% (84)
    Students enrolled in our learning services program: 27%

    African American: 9%
    Asian/Pacific Islander: 22%
    Caucasian: 51%
    Hispanic/Latino: 9%
    Multiracial: 8%
    Native American: 1%

  • Faculty

    Teaching faculty: 42
    Student/faculty ratio: 5:1
    Average class size: 10
    Percentage of faculty with advanced degrees: 62%
    Percentage of faculty/administrators living in campus property
       and school housing: 50%
    All faculty members serve as advisors 
  • Graduation Requirements

    Almost all students exceed the minimum requirements
    4 credits in English
    3 credits in mathematics
    3 credits in social studies, including 1 in U.S. history
    3 credits in science, including 2 in lab science
    2 credits in world languages
    2 credits in physical education
    2 credits in art
    7 elective credits
  • Academics and Student Life

    An academic year consists of two semesters (total of four quarters, eight weeks each)

    All students are required to participate in a St. Andrew’s after-school activity, two of three seasons.

    Courses offered in music, theater, and visual arts: 29

    Seats in spacious 27,000-square-foot McCulloch Center for the Arts: 287

    Musical/theater productions per year: 3

    Dress code: Covers class time, all school activities, and informal and formal occasions. Permitted and prohibited clothing and grooming styles are detailed in the Student Handbook, which outlines the institution's policies for students.
  • Technology

    Students in grades 6-8 are provided a Chromebook by the School.  St. Andrew's students in grades 9 - postgraduate are required to bring a device.  You may read St. Andrew's Device Requirement Policy here.
  • Summer and Enrichment Programs

    Multiple community-oriented sessions in the arts, athletics, sciences, and recreation are held on campus and at off-site facilities. For more information on summer program offerings, please click here.
  • Community Service

    At St. Andrew's, we expect all students to engage in meaningful community service throughout the course of the year. All Upper School students must complete community service, independent of coursework as a graduation requirement. 
    Freshmen: 10 hours
    Sophomores: 20 hours
    Juniors: 30 hours
    Seniors: 40 hours
  • Accreditation

    New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • College and Beyond

    From 2016-2020 our graduates attended the following best-fit colleges and universities:
    Adelphi University
    Alvernia University
    American University
    Anna Maria College
    The University of Arizona
    Assumption College
    Bard College
    Barry University
    Becker College
    Bentley University
    Bethel University-TN
    Boston University
    Brandeis University
    Bridgewater State University
    Bristol Community College
    Brown University
    Bryant University
    University of California, Davis
    University of California, Irvine
    University of California, Los Angeles
    University of California, Riverside
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    Central Oregon Community College
    Champlain College
    College of Charleston
    Clark University
    Colby-Sawyer College
    Columbia College Chicago
    Community College of Rhode Island
    Connecticut College
    University of Connecticut
    Curry College
    Dartmouth College
    Dean College
    DePaul University
    Drew University
    Drexel University
    Eastern University
    Eckerd College
    Elmira College
    Emerson College
    Emmanuel College
    Emory & Henry College
    Emory University
    Endicott College
    Fairfield University
    Fitchburg State University
    Fordham University - Lincoln Center Campus/Rose Hill Campus
    Franklin Pierce University
    Gannon University
    Gordon College
    University of Hartford
    High Point University
    College of the Holy Cross
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Indiana University at Bloomington
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    University of Indianapolis
    Iona College
    Johnson & Wales University (Providence)
    Juniata College
    University of Kansas
    La Salle University
    Landmark College
    Lehigh University
    Lesley University
    Lindenwood University
    Long Island University, Post
    Lynchburg College
    University of Maine at Fort Kent
    Marlboro College
    MCPHS - Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
    Massachusetts Maritime Academy
    University of Massachusetts, Boston
    University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
    Merrimack College
    Miami University, Oxford
    Mitchell College
    Montclair State University
    Mount Holyoke College
    Mount Ida College
    New England Institute of Technology
    University of New Hampshire at Durham
    University of New Haven
    New Mexico Military Institute
    New York University
    Nichols College
    North Platte Community College - South Campus
    Northeastern University
    University of Notre Dame
    University of Oregon
    University of the Pacific
    Pennsylvania State University - All Campuses
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia University
    Post University
    Pratt Institute
    Providence College
    Purchase College State University of New York
    Quinnipiac University
    Regis College
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Rhode Island College
    University of Rhode Island
    Rice University
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    University of Rochester
    Roger Williams University
    Rutgers University-New Brunswick
    Sacred Heart University
    Saint Michael's College
    San Diego Mesa College
    University of San Francisco
    Savannah College of Art and Design
    School of the Art Institute of Chicago
    School of Visual Arts
    Siena College
    Skidmore College
    Southern Methodist University
    St. John's University - Queens Campus
    St. Joseph's College - Brooklyn Campus
    St. Lawrence University
    Stonehill College
    Stony Brook University
    Suffolk University
    The University of Tampa
    Temple University
    The Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland
    Tufts University
    Unity College
    University at Buffalo, SUNY
    Utah State University
    University of Vermont
    Virginia Tech
    University of Washington
    Wentworth Institute of Technology
    Western New England University
    Westfield State University
    Westmont College
    Wheaton College MA
    Wheelock College
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Rhode Island’s perspective and possibility widening boarding and day school, grades 6-12 and postgraduate