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Teaching Schools in Rhode Island Districts

Rhode Island has more than 32 school districts, from Providence county County's to Providence county County's and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Rhode Island. Don't miss our report on Rhode Island Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Blackstone Valley Prep A Ri Mayoral AcademyBlackstone Valley Prep A Ri Mayoral Academy Providence 1,394 135 $12,899,000
Barrington Barrington Bristol 3,301 233 $45,213,000
Bristol Warren Bristol Warren Bristol 3,288 224 $46,799,000
Burrillville Burrillville Providence 2,366 168 $31,448,000
Central Falls Central Falls Providence 2,642 197 $43,971,000
Chariho Chariho Washington 3,233 262 $55,152,000
Coventry Coventry Kent 4,737 339 $66,835,000
Cranston Cranston Providence 10,307 778 $148,996,000
Cumberland Cumberland Providence 4,511 324 $54,985,000
East Greenwich East Greenwich Kent 2,438 173 $34,601,000
East Providence East Providence Providence 5,176 374 $74,894,000
Exeter-west Greenwich Exeter-west Greenwich Kent 1,615 136 $31,129,000
Foster-glocester Foster-glocester Providence 1,155 90 $18,614,000
Johnston Johnston Providence 3,146 250 $49,365,000
Lincoln Lincoln Providence 2,991 232 $49,766,000
Middletown Middletown Newport 2,243 173 $36,555,000
Narragansett Narragansett Washington 1,316 99 $25,861,000
Newport Newport Newport 2,132 161 $33,892,000
North Kingstown North Kingstown Washington 3,933 291 $58,784,000
North Providence North Providence Providence 3,493 258 $50,613,000
North Smithfield North Smithfield Providence 1,705 137 $24,423,000
Pawtucket Pawtucket Providence 8,933 614 $108,102,000
Portsmouth Portsmouth Newport 2,444 189 $36,411,000
Providence Providence Providence 23,633 1596 $376,656,000
Scituate Scituate Providence 1,366 103 $21,784,000
Smithfield Smithfield Providence 2,385 195 $34,949,000
South Kingstown South Kingstown Washington 3,231 245 $56,783,000
Tiverton Tiverton Newport 1,820 152 $29,479,000
Warwick Warwick Kent 9,009 729 $159,413,000
West Warwick West Warwick Kent 3,397 258 $49,455,000
Westerly Westerly Washington 2,871 235 $53,876,000
Woonsocket Woonsocket Providence 5,791 364 $70,440,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp