CLASSICAL HIGH SCHOOL

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770 WESTMINSTER ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Phone: 401-456-9145
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Providence School District
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 301.3
  • Number Students: 1205
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 9125
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Scott Barr
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (54 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (42 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-03
    "We went to the Classical open house and orientation. We were very disappointed in what was presented by the Principal and Guidance Counselors. It came across as all about them. The worst presenter was the guidance counselor who made it sound like the students received $10 million dollars in scholarships when in reality a few students received numerous scholarships to various schools. If this is the best public school in Rhode Island, the people of Providence and Rhode Island have a very low regard for their kids education. The only department that impressed me was the science department, yet the students at Classical do very poorly in science. It appears more emphasis is placed on the humanities than on subjects such as math and science."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-01
    "Excellent academic program with amazingly caring teachers foe an urban high school. A real tradition of excellence."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-09-01
    "It's a great school, the best public school in the state. But all of students wish that it were renovated. We don't even have air conditioners in many of the classrooms and the lockers are getting old. If we are the best, don't we deserve the best? If Central, that does poorer than us, have a beautiful school, can't we have one in return for our hard work?"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-13
    "This school is great. It offers many APs, as well as honor courses. Most teachers are pretty understanding, and look for different ways to make sure each student understands what he/she is doing. This school also has nothing against gay people. It has a Gay Straight Alliance. It's a great example for all of the other public schools in Rhode Island. During the school year,(2012-2013), our sports teams got many recognition. This just shows that we, as students from CHS, aren't only smart but are also very athletic."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-20
    "Great all around school. Teachers and faculty challenge students both academically and also in the community. Great extracurricular activities. The most diverse school that I have attended."
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