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Portsmouth Abbey School

Grades: 9 - 12
Type: Day-Boarding
Gender: Coed

About

Portsmouth Abbey School is a Catholic, co-educational boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12. The school is located on a beautiful 525-acre campus along Narragansett Bay, just a few miles from Newport, RI. For 90 years the Abbey's liberal arts curriculum has been preparing students for lives of significance and purpose. This education is grounded in the Western intellectual tradition and teaches students to solve problems, communicate ideas, work together and innovate. The aim of Portsmouth Abbey School is to help young men and woman grow in knowledge and grace through:
-Reverence for God and the human person
-Respect of learning and order
-Responsibility for the shared experience of community life
Part of our mission is to live in a community that values each of this members, our similarities and differences. This enables students to better understand themselves and the world around them. Our students thrives in this environment and can take full advantage of the spiritual, athletic, artistic, and service options that exist on our campus and beyond. This sense of community is strong and vibrant-easy to feel although sometimes challenging to put into words. We invite you to come and see Portsmouth Abbey School for yourself.

Keywords: Boarding School, Catholic School, Independent Catholic School, Prep School

Teaching Philosophy

The Portsmouth Abbey education is grounded in the Western intellectual tradition. Our liberal arts curriculum provides a variety of subjects for a solid foundation, depth of courses to focus on areas of interest and the ability to write reason and communicate ideas clearly.

Mission Statement

The aim of Portsmouth Abbey School is to help young men and woman grow in knowledge and grace. Grounded in the Catholic faith and 1500-year old Benedictine intellectual tradition, the School fosters:
-Reverence for God and the human person
-Respect of learning and order
-Responsibility for the shared experience of community life