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The Prout School

Private | 9-12 | 633 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $305,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $950.

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Posted February 29, 2012

IB program AND IB & AP teachers are a very strong point of Prout! My daughter has been very challenged and motivated by IB English and World History classes. A superb school in all respects!
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Posted October 7, 2011

Prout has outstanding academics but I am writing this review to give credit to the guidence office. My son is a senior and the college app and selection process is a confusing and expensive minefield. Miss Hoyt and the staff at Prout are an incredible resource. Miss Hoyt in particular walks you thriough each step and is there with materials, access and assistence. I frankly don't know how she does it for very senior. Without her help, this year would have been a mess. This is something that schools don't asdvertise, but this kind of help is worth its weight in gold!
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Posted February 26, 2010

There are many great teachers at the school, but not enough of them are in the weak IB program. There are, however, several (though not enough) AP classes and many good honors classes. On the whole, Prout is a good school that prepares the student for college.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 12, 2010

The best college prep school in the state! The school focuses on academics, not sports, which is integral to their success in preparing students for college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 24, 2009

The IB program that the school proudly presents is disorganized and unsatisfactory. Some teachers are excellent, but there are many who are not good at all.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 10, 2009

Excellent college prep school with AP and IB classes offered. Atheletic programs are good and getting better. Excellent programs in music, drama, etc. Beautiful suburban location within a few miles from the ocean.
—Submitted by a parent


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 95% 67%
Asian 3% N/A
Black 1% 9%
Hispanic 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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4640 Tower Hill Rd
Wakefield, RI 02879
Phone: (401) 789-9262

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