1889 as The Mary C. Wheeler School in Providence, Rhode Island Learn more about Wheeler's history here!
Total enrollment 2018-19: 795
Upper School: 372
Middle School: 171
Lower School: 183
# of full/part time Faculty/Staff: 223 % of faculty of color: 26% Student:Faculty Ratio school wide: 6:1
# of towns we draw from: 70 % of Providence residents: 39% % Greater Providence residents: 43% % of students of color: 31%
2019-20 Tuition Levels
Nursery and Pre-K: $17,825 (half day to noon)
Nursery and Pre-K: $21,575 (full day to 3 pm)
Grades Kindergarten to 2: $33,535
Grades 3 to 5: $34,545
Grades 6 to 12: $37,900
Hamilton Grades 1 to 8: $51,555
Need-based Financial Aid Budget $3,940,028 Percent of students receiving Need-based Aid 25.6% Average Need-based Award $19,126
Number of AP Exams Taken: 150 students sat for 321 AP exams in 2018 Number of tests with scores of 4 or better: 75%
23,500 materials across 3 libraries including books, audio, and video for use in library or lending to students 4,310 MS/US Library items borrowed SY2018-19 9,808 LS Library items borrowed SY2018-19 72 electronic database and ebook subscriptions including Britannica School, WorldBook Online and JStor with 4 specific to Lower School (Scholastic Go, Pebble Go, Kids’ Infobits and Trueflix)
1,615 E-books and Audiobooks available via Overdrive 33 digital magazines through Flipster including The New Yorker, Consumer Reports, and Time 101 devices for lending including Kindles and Chromebooks
The John C. Malone Foundation. Wheeler is one of only 36 schools in the nation — and the only one in Rhode Island — to receive this honor.
216 Hope Street Providence, Rhode Island 02906-2246 Phone: (401) 421-8100 FAX: (401) 751-7674
The Wheeler School is an independent coeducational college preparatory day school for Nursery, Pre-K, K-Grade 12 serving Providence, RI, Greater Providence and Greater Boston. The Hamilton School welcomes Grades 1-8 with language-based learning differences.