St. Michael's Country Day School, Newport, RI

  • Higher performance when surrounded by peers on a college-bound path.
  • Stronger self-confidence and resilience from a wider network of mentors and role models  who are personally invested.
  • Safer social/emotional settings in which parents are invited to be a part of their children’s growth and maturation.
  • Deeper value-added programming featuring individualized curriculum that is based on critical thinking, collaborative teamwork, and generative innovation.

St. Michael's Country Day School, Newport, RIThese are just some of the many reasons why parents, many of whom went to public schools themselves in the 1970’s and 1980’s, are now turning to independent schools for their own children.

We welcome you to explore our website, peruse the images and quotes, and begin to learn for yourself why SMCDS is unlike any other educational setting in the region.   Next, contact us to book a tour, and we can discuss more about your children, your hopes and dreams for them, and how those dreams might become reality here at St. Michael’s Country Day School. Over 200 children call this place “home” every day; perhaps your child will too!

For questions or more information please contact Erin Schmidt, Director of Admissions at or phone 401-849-5970 x302.