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St. Michaels Country Day School

St. Michaels Country Day School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

St. Michaels Country Day School says

Since 1938, St. Michael's Country Day School's has led the way in education for Newport, Aquidneck Island, and the surrounding region. The St. Michael’s Country Day School community respects that every student has unique talents, abilities, learning styles, and goals. The school embraces the dual purpose of providing a dynamic curriculum and addressing the needs of the individual within that curriculum and within the community at large.The program encourages high academic, artistic, athletic, and ethical standards essential for success in a complex and changing world. St. Michael’s seeks to instill in its students the ability to succeed, the resiliency to face challenge, and the eagerness to pursue continued learning.

Using thematic studies which address Traits for Success, leadership development, and public speaking, our school fosters students whose courage, character, and compassion combine to form confident leaders. We welcome you to come make a visit and get to know us better!

Curriculum

We invite you to visit smcds.org to learn more about the program, faculty, and community at St. Michael's Country Day School. At smcds.org you can: - read parent testimonials - see images and video about the school - read about specific grade level curricular goals and content - explore the extraordinary opportunities available in performing and fine arts - learn how to schedule a meeting with the admissions office for a tour of the campus and a chance to converse about the value of independent education

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Financial Aid Information

For more information on financial aid, please visit smcds.org/tuition-financial-aid/

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (401) 849-5970
Email
  [email protected]

Admission Requirements

Required: School Record, Recommendations

Academics

Academics

Academic Calendar: Semester

Student Services

Student Services
    Libraries
  • The St. Michael’s library serves as a resource for students and faculty. The library provides diverse print and nonprint resources to promote a love of good literature and to aid in research activities. Within the book collection, the library provides over 6,000 titles that serve the youngest members of the St. Michael’s community as well as the oldest. Books and materials– such as audiobooks and video recordings — are in the collection to support classroom activities as well as to promote reading for pleasure and leisure. In an age of overwhelming information, students are taught to be selective users of information and to select materials that best answer their research questions. They are taught to be discerning in their choices and selections for sources of information. The library provides many aids to the research process that enable students to develop their information literacy. As well as being integrated into the life of the school by providing resources for students and faculty, the library also acts as the venue for book fairs, plays, meetings and movies. Each of these activities brings together different members of the St. Michael’s community and helps make the library a focal point in the life of the school.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 218
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 11
Kindergarten 17
1 15
2 21
3 19
4 31
5 30
6 20
7 27
8 27

St. Michaels Country Day School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Michaels Country Day School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Average Class Size 12
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Dress Code Casual
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 72%
Hispanic/Latino 10%
Black or African American 10%
Asian 4%
Director of Enrollment Management   Stephen Bennhoff

Extracurriculars

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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