Facts & Figures
“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 high school sponsored by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, District of Eastern North America. We celebrate our Catholic-Lasallian identity by inspiring our Saints 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 Quality Hill Historic District of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, designated on the National Register of Historic Places. Our campus is comprised of seven primary buildings along Walcott Street.
Number of Students: 500
Diversity at Saint Raphael Academy: Saint Raphael Academy celebrates diversity, 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: 13:1
Acceptance to Institutions of Higher Education and Military: 99% (Class of 2020)
College Scholarships: More than $18 million in scholarships and grants awarded from colleges and universities to the graduating Class of 2020 (*63% students reporting)
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 Advanced Placement curriculum, and participates in the Early Admissions Program through Rhode Island College.
Drama Awards: Winner of 24 State Drama Festival titles, most recently in 2018.
Athletic State Titles: 65
Tuition for 2020-2021: $13,650
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.