Portsmouth Abbey School

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Portsmouth Abbey School - School Information

Portsmouth Abbey School
285 Cory's Lane 
Portsmouth, RI 
02871 

Phone: 401-683-2005 
Email: admissions@portsmouthabbey.org 

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School Information:


Gender: Co-Ed
School Size: 360
Grades: 9-12
Boarding: Yes


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General Information

Description: Portsmouth Abbey School is a private, coeducational boarding and day school for grades 9 through 12, located in Portsmouth, Rhode Island
 
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Year Founded: 1926
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic, Benedictines
Campus Size: 525 acres


Enrollment

Number of Boarding Students: 252
Boarding Grades: 912
Number of Day Students: 108
Day Grades: 912
 
Enrollment By Grade: 9th Grade: 71, 10th Grade: 95, 11th Grade: 101, 12th Grade: 106
Entry into Grade: Number of Students Admitted:
9th Grade: 71 10th Grade: 95, 11th Grade: 101, 12th Grade: 106


Financial Assistance: $4.2 million financial aid budget 36% of students receive financial aid

Admissions
 
Application Deadline (Day): January 15
Application Deadline (Boarding): January 31
Acceptance Rates: 31%
Interview Required: Yes
SSAT Required: Yes
Application Requirements: Application and Fee, Interview, School Transcript, School, Math, and English Recommendations, SSAT, PSAT, or SAT testing


Programs
 
Advanced Placement Classes (AP):
  • AP English Literature   
  • Biology (AP)   
  • Calculus AB (AP)   
  • Calculus BC (AP)   
  • Chemistry (AP)   
  • Computer Science (AP)   
  • French (AP Language)   
  • French (AP Literature)   
  • History of Art (AP)   
  • Latin 4 (AP)   
  • Latin5 (AP) (Seminar)   
  • Music Theory (AP)   
  • Physics (AP)   
  • Physics (AP-B)   
  • Physics (AP-C)   
  • Spanish (AP Language)   
  • Statistics (AP)   
  • United States History (AP)   
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    Sports:
  • Baseball   
  • Basketball   
  • Cross Country   
  • Field Hockey   
  • Football   
  • Golf   
  • Ice Hockey   
  • Lacrosse   
  • Sailing   
  • Soccer   
  • Softball   
  • Squash   
  • Swimming   
  • Tennis   
  • Track & Field   
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    Clubs/Activities:
  • Amnesty International   
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters   
  • Community Service Projects   
  • Debate Club   
  • Future Problem Solvers   
  • Math League   
  • Model United Nations   
  • Red Key (campus tour guides)   
  • Social Committee   
  • The Beacon (the student newspaper)   
  • The Gregorian (yearbook)   
  • The Raven (the art and literary magazine)   
  • and Student Council   
  • the Appalachia Service Project   
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    Arts and Media:
  • Performing arts   
  • Visual arts