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At a Glance
“Teachers are ambassadors of Christ and ministers of grace, who stand in a providential and privileged relationship with their students.” Saint John Baptist de La Salle, Founder and Patron Saint of Educators.
Year Founded: 1924
Founder: Bishop William Hickey and the Brothers of the Christian Schools (FSC)
Affiliation: Saint Raphael Academy is a Diocesan college preparatory school sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of Eastern North America.
We celebrate our Catholic-Lasallian identity by inspiring our Saint Ray’s family to live out the greatest commandment: “Love God with your whole heart and soul and love your neighbor as yourself.”
Accreditation: Saint Raphael Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
Campus: Saint Raphael Academy’s collegiate-style campus is located in the historic Quality Hill neighborhood of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Our safe and secure campus is comprised of seven primary buildings. Please view the map of our campus located under Campus Life.
Number of Students: 440
Diversity at Saint Raphael Academy:
Diversity is celebrated at Saint Raphael Academy and as such we are an inclusive community welcoming students of diverse socioeconomic levels, racial and cultural backgrounds, religious traditions, and academic ability. The culture and climate of Saint Raphael Academy values and recognizes that the many expressions of diversity add to the school community. Through our academic curriculum and co-curricular activities, we foster respect and reverence for each individual.
Student-Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Matriculation to Institutions of Higher Education : 99% (Class of 2016)
College Scholarships: More than $13 million in scholarships and grants awarded from colleges and universities to the graduating Class of 2016.
Examples of full scholarships awarded to graduates of Saint Raphael Academy: University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, Providence College, Suffolk University
Honor Societies: National Honor Society, Rhode Island Honor Society, French National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, International Thespian Honor Society.
AP and EEP (Early Entrance Programs): Saint Raphael Academy offers a rich and robust college-prep AP curriculum. We are proud to be the only Catholic coeducational school in Rhode Island to offer the Rhode Island College Early Admissions Program.
Drama Awards: Winner of the State Drama Festival for 12 of the last 17 years.
Athletic State Titles: 49
Tuition for 2016-2017: $12,050 (inclusive of all fees)
Financial Aid: Associated for the Lasallian Mission: Saint Raphael Academy’s administration is committed to our Lasallian mission by providing the means for our students with financial needs to be able to attend the Academy. Financial aid is awarded based on need as indicated by the FACTS program. As a sign of our commitment to Catholic education, an additional annual credit of $1,500 is given to students who graduate from a Catholic elementary school.
Communities Currently Represented at SRA: Barrington, Bristol, Central Falls, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Providence, Foster, Hope, Johnston, Lincoln, Little Compton, North Kingston, North Providence, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Providence, Riverside, Rumford, Scituate, Smithfield, Warren, Warwick, West Warwick, Wood River Junction, Woonsocket; and in Massachusetts: Attleboro, Franklin, N. Attleboro, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Swansea.
Nondiscriminatory Policy: Saint Raphael Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, scholarship programs, athletics or other school administrated programs.