School Districts in Rhode-island | Become a Teacher in Rhode-island

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
Cranston Cranston Providence 10,307 778 $148,996,000
East Providence East Providence Providence 5,176 374 $74,894,000
Middletown Middletown Newport 2,243 173 $36,555,000
Providence Providence Providence 23,633 1596 $376,656,000
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
West Warwick West Warwick Kent 3,397 258 $49,455,000
Blackstone Valley Prep A Ri Mayoral AcademyBlackstone Valley Prep A Ri Mayoral Academy Providence 1,394 135 $12,899,000
Burrillville Burrillville Providence 2,366 168 $31,448,000
Cumberland Cumberland Providence 4,511 324 $54,985,000
East Greenwich East Greenwich Kent 2,438 173 $34,601,000
Exeter-west Greenwich Exeter-west Greenwich Kent 1,615 136 $31,129,000
Foster-glocester Foster-glocester Providence 1,155 90 $18,614,000
Newport Newport Newport 2,132 161 $33,892,000
Scituate Scituate Providence 1,366 103 $21,784,000
Warwick Warwick Kent 9,009 729 $159,413,000
Westerly Westerly Washington 2,871 235 $53,876,000
Barrington Barrington Bristol 3,301 233 $45,213,000
Bristol Warren Bristol Warren Bristol 3,288 224 $46,799,000
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
Johnston Johnston Providence 3,146 250 $49,365,000
Lincoln Lincoln Providence 2,991 232 $49,766,000
Narragansett Narragansett Washington 1,316 99 $25,861,000
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
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