• Rhode Island Department of EducationDistrict Data

    RIDE Report Card


    The Providence Public School District is committed to fostering a generation of engaged and successful learners who are prepared for college and career. The district serves approximately 22,000 students and their families across 21 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 9 high schools and 2 public district charter schools. By emphasizing personalized learning, our schools strive to meet each child where he or she is academically, socially and emotionally.


    Equity and continuous improvement are the principles that guide our diverse learning communities. Approximately 65% of our students are Hispanic, 16% Black, 9% White, 5% Asian, 4% Multi-racial and 1% Native American. Nearly one-third of students are English Language Learners (ELL) and approximately 16% of our students receive special education services. More than half of our students come from homes where English is not the primary language spoken. Combined, students and their families speak 55 different languages and hail from 91 countries of origin.



  • Number of Schools

    (2020-21 School Year)


    School Counts by Grade Level





    High Schools


    Number of Students

    (On July 9, 2021)


    Number of Educators

    (SY 2020-21)