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|Name||Sophia Academy, RI|
|Type of School||Girls, Day School|
|Grades||5 - 8|
|Full Address||582 Elmwood Ave Providence, RI 02907|
582 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02907
Girls, Day school
61 students, Grades 5-8
Head of School for July 1, 2018
Sophia Academy is an independent, gender-specific, middle school (grades 5-8) for girls from low-income families in Providence, Rhode Island. Founded in 2001, the school offers students a rigorous academic experience through a social justice lens. The students reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the City of Providence. Sophia Academy is fulfilling its mission by: Changing the lives of low-income girls through an empowering middle school education.
The student to teacher ratio is, on average, 15:1. Nearly 100 percent of the alumnae successfully complete high school in four years. Tuition is $15,000 per year (with family contributions averaging $400- $1,250 annually). The majority of the operating budget comes from individuals and private foundations.
Sophia is governed by a 26-member Board of Trustees and is accredited by the Association of Independent Schools of New England.
Please address any inquiries or expressions of interest by July 31, 2017 to:
Deirdre A. Ling, Partner, Educators’ Collaborative, LLC: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 508-423-1605