PROVIDENCE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

Everyday at Providence Country Day School students are challenged to participate fully across all venues of school life—academically, socially, athletically, artistically, and in service. PCD’s unique programs, facilities, and culture support a vibrant experience that inspires individual achievement.

LOCATION Providence, Rhode Island, USA 

WEBSITE www.providencecountryday.org

  • YEAR FOUNDED 1923
  • STUDENT BODY Girls & Boys
  • NUMBER OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 170
  • AVERAGE CLASS SIZE 12
  • AVERAGE STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO 6:1
  • GRADUATION RATE 100%
  • COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATE 100%

COLLEGES ATTENDED BY GRADUATES

Boston College, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Purdue University, Trinity College, Tufts University, University of Chicago, University of Maryland, University of Pittsburgh, University of Southern California, Wellesley College, MIT

ACCREDITATIONS

Association of Independent School in New England, Rhode Island Department of Education, American Association of Independent Schools


PARTNERSHIPS & SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Atlas Rotating Schedule • John H. Chafee Leadership Forum • Freshmen Foundations • Compass College Placement Program • Nature Lab • Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School • Audubon Partnership • Senior Wellness Groups • Arts Winter Session


ACADEMICS

AVERAGE SAT SCORE 1800-1840

AP COURSES: 10

  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • European History
  • English Literature I
  • Government and Politics
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • US History

SPORTS, ARTS & ACTIVITIES

Wide range of sport including:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

20 academic clubs and activity groups

Arts classes in:

  • Painting & drawing
  • Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Computer graphics
  • Printmaking & design
  • Performing arts

FACILITIES

31.5 acre campus that  includes:

  • 10-acre living classroom
  • 2 main teaching buildings
  • Gymnasium
  • Athletic training facility
  • Theater
  • Computer labs
  • Library

The mission of the Providence Country Day School is to inspire lives of engaged citizenship in a diverse community of motivated learners. By meeting high standards for academic achievement, ethical behavior, and community participation, PCD students grow with

confidence and prepare for a lifetime of learning and leadership. The PCD faculty and staff believe that individual commitment and active participation are the personal contributions that open doors to confidence and competence. Their educational program balances rigorous academics, visual and performing arts, and competitive athletics. PCD’s values and mission are upheld by faculty and distinguished by student’s academic excellence, and deep personal commitment.