Portsmouth United States of America
Portsmouth Abbey School

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  • Day school tuition N/A - $39810 USD
  • Grades for day school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Year founded 1926
  • Boarding school tuition N/A - $63050 USD
  • Grades for boarding school 9th Grade/Year 10 -
    12th Grade/Year 13
  • Curricula Host Country's National
  • Type Co-ed

Admissions Information

Admissions Process

• Inquire Online • Schedule your Tour and Interview • Complete Standardized Testing • Complete the Application • Meet the Deadlines

Entry Requirements


Applicant Evaluations

Students applying for the III or IV Form (9th or 10th grade) are required to take the upper level Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) prior to January 31st. Our school code is 5860. To register for the test please use this website. If you are applying for the V Form (11th grade) or higher we will also accept either the PSAT or SAT. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant, we also require the TOEFL. Our school code is 2227.

  • First application deadline 31 January
  • Second application deadline Rolling


  • Assigns homework Yes
  • Use of technology in the classroom Yes
  • Language of instruction English
  • Native English teachers Yes

School Life

  • Most common nationality US
  • Uniform required Yes
  • Average class size 13

Living Accommodations

Newport Hotels Castle Hill Inn 590 Ocean Avenue, Newport, RI (888) 466-1355 The Chanler at Cliff Walk 117 Memorial Boulevard, Newport, RI 401-847-1300 Gurney's Resort 1 Goat Island, Newport, RI (401) 849-2600 Hotel Viking 1 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI (401) 847-3300 Newport Harbor Hotel 49 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI (401) 847-9000 Newport Marriott 25 America's Cup Avenue, Newport, RI (401) 849-1000 Vanderbilt Grace 41 Mary Street, Newport, RI (401) 846-6200 Middletown Hotels Cambria Hotel 240 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI (401) 236-2020 Courtyard Marriott 9 Commerce Drive, Middletown, RI (401) 849-8000 Hampton Inn & Suites 317 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI (401) 848-6555 Residence Inn by Marriott 325 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI (401) 845-2005 East Island Reserve Hotel 985 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842 (401) 845-8300 Portsmouth Hotels The Aquidneck Club 125 Cory's Lane, Portsmouth, RI (401) 682-6000 Escobar's Farmhouse Inn 2072 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI (401) 293-5777 20% discount for parents/families; nightly rates vary based on room, time of year/day of week Rates based on double occupancy, additional fees per guest/night Includes hearty Farm Style Breakfast

Sports Teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling