Community Preparatory School
Community Preparatory School gives motivated students in grades 3-8 the opportunity to reach for their dreams, regardless of family income. Founded in 1984 and located in South Providence, Rhode Island, the school offers all the benefits of an independent school – small classes, challenging academics, and a positive, nurturing environment – combined with the cultural and economic diversity of a public school.
97% of graduates have been accepted into college-preparatory high-school programs, with many attending independent schools across New England. Graduates have received more than $19 million in scholarship assistance; 83% of the school’s college-age alumni are attending or have graduated from college.
Community Preparatory Mission
Community Preparatory School serves culturally and economically diverse students who are well qualified to benefit from a rigorous academic education in an atmosphere of mutual respect, especially students who would otherwise not have access to such an education. The school’s goal is to help its students succeed in college-preparatory high school programs and to become community leaders.
Community Preparatory School challenges students to become confident, independent learners and develops a strong sense of public service in students through community service and stewardship. It engages parents, students and teachers in goal-setting and planning in an effort to ensure academic and social success for each student.
The school is committed to sharing its vision, programs, and resources with the local neighborhood and the broader community.