PCD at a Glance

The Providence Country Day School, established in 1923, is a college-preparatory school serving students in grades 6–12. The diverse student population is drawn from more than 45 communities throughout southeastern New England.

Our educational program balances rigorous academics, visual and performing arts, and competitive athletics. Our mission and values are upheld by a faculty distinguished by academic excellence and deep personal commitment.

Founded: 1923

Grades: 6–12

Total Enrollment: 210 students
Upper School: 170 students
Middle School: 40 students

Communities: 45+ communities in southeastern New England

Average Class Size: 12 students

Campus Size: 31.5 acres (including 10-acre Living Classroom forest)

Affiliations: NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools), NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges), AISNE (Association of Independent Schools in New England), SSATB (Secondary School Admission Test Board).

Number of Faculty: 36

Athletic Teams: PCD offers a wide range of athletic opportunities, including baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, sailing, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field, and wrestling.

Clubs: 15+ co-curricular clubs and activities

Signature Programs: Chafee Leadership Forum, The Living Classroom, Rhode Island Philharmonic Partnership, Physics First, arts winter session, Freshman Foundations, Senior Wellness program, and community service

Students Receiving Financial Aid: 40%

Number of Alumni: 4,015