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    80 Rogers Lane, Middletown, RI 02842
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 19 Aug 2019
    (401) 849-4141
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    423 Hope St., Bristol, RI 02809
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    Acropolis Management Services LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 19 Aug 2019
    (401) 368-0931
  • Apartment
    2121 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871
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    • Studio-2 Beds
    Last updated 19 Aug 2019

Portsmouth Abbey School Overview

285 Corys Ln, Portsmouth, RI 02871 , Tel: +1 (401) 683-2000
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    Type: Private High School
    Grades: 9-12
  • 361


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Portsmouth Abbey School Ratings & Reviews

January 18, 2018 Submitted by a parent
One of the best Prep Schools in the country.
May 12, 2016 Submitted by a community member
I graduated from Portsmouth Abbey in the late 70's. What an amazing school! Yes, the academic environment is extremely challenging and competitive; as one would expect from a top flight boarding school. The teachers are brilliant, dedicated and demand the best from their students. An idyllic campus, superb facilities, great sports, a diverse student body and a nurturing Catholic environment all combined to provide me with a lifetime of happy memories and a strong foundation for adulthood. Thank you Portsmouth Abbey.
September 27, 2014 Submitted by a community member
If you're very self disciplined and can handle immense amounts of pressure, this is the school for you. If you want no free time other than Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons stuck on campus, this is the school for you. If you are sensitive and aren't a fan of pressure or very strict rules, this is absolutely not the school for you. When I found out I was accepted into the Abbey, I was so excited. I was tired of feeling sick in a small town and wanted to branch out and meet new people. I made some great friends during my year at the Abbey, but they were all freshman like myself at the time. All of the older grades are harsh to those younger than them. My freshman houseparent took away all of my electronics because I had a C on my report card. She would even call me names and make me feel badly about myself on many occasions. After the first 2 weeks I started getting very depressed. I realized the mess I got myself into choosing this school. I began isolating myself and my grades went down. I was lost and had no one to turn to because the school had zero support. I broke down and had to leave the school. Funny because besides Sunday mass, this school is far from religious.
May 15, 2014 Submitted by a parent
Not what we were promised. Costly. Made our daughter withdraw out of fear of failure. Very stressful.
January 23, 2014 Submitted by a student
The Abbey provides a highly structured and morally steeped environment that is nurturing to some and ostracizing to others. Certain things are appropriate for discussion and debate, others are not. Knowing the difference between the two is a likely predictor as to how happy a student will feel. The community is not inherently warm and inviting. Students who do not conform to the majority demographic will likely have a more difficult time adapting. There are many teachers who have lived here for decades with little exposure to life outside. Consequently, out-of-the-ordinary ideas or alternative ways of living are not easily accepted or tolerated. The core education is strong but there is a notable lack of exposure to contemporary culture, specifically related to the visual arts, art history, music and (to a lesser degree) literature. The monastic community is the most academically rigorous and emotionally nurturing. Many of the lay faculty are overly concerned with catching students break rules, while the monks are more open minded and provide a comforting resource for questions relating to sex, drugs, personal identity and general well being. I will never send my kids here.
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Apartments and homes for rent near Portsmouth Abbey School

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