Portsmouth Abbey School (Rhode Island)
Portsmouth Abbey School is a private coed school in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Portsmouth is a large suburb in Newport County. Newport County is home to 10 private schools, including Portsmouth Abbey School. In terms of religious orientation, Portsmouth Abbey School is a Roman Catholic school.
The academic school years lasts 180 calendar days and each day students spend 7 hours in class. In 2011, 100% of the graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges.
43.5 full-time equivalent teachers are on staff to educate the student body of 361 students in grades 9-12. That’s a student-teacher ratio of 8.30. We look more closely at students and teachers in several charts below.
Associations & Organizations
- Diocese of Providence, RI
- National Catholic Educational Association
- National Association of Independent Schools
- The Association of Boarding Schools
- Other School Associations
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