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Town of Barrington, School Department Administration
283 County Rd, Barrington, RI 02806

Parents move to Barrington for the schools. It's a reality, not a perception. "There is a culture of advocacy forMore children," says Dr. Robert O. McIntyre, Superintendent of Schools. "There is a genuine interest in helping children grow." A high school, a middle school and four elementary schools serve the 3,500 students in this district. Each school is recognized for quality instruction and teachers who receive cutting-edge professional development. Hampden Meadows serves pupils in grades 4 to 5. Neighborhood schools Nayatt, Primrose Hill and Sowams serve pupils in grades K to 3. The middle school serves students from grades 6 to 8. The high school serves students in grades 9 to 12.

The school department has two assistant superintendents, Betty A. Calise, responsible for curriculum and instruction, and Ronald D. Tarro, responsible for administration and finance. A five-member School Committee is elected for four-year terms. It meets twice each month during the school year usually on the first and third Thursdays.

The Early Learning Centers of Rhode Island
301 Sowams Rd, Barrington, RI 02806
The certified staff of Early Learning Center of RI welcomes children from age 6 weeks to 12 years. It offers full dayMore and pre-school as well as before and after school programs. You can arrange for pick-up after school or transportation to school. The child to teacher ratio is quite low.
St Luke's School
10 Waldron Ave, Barrington, RI 02806
This Catholic elementary and middle school serves students from pre-school to grade 8 with an academically challengingMore education and spiritual growth. The school also offers a number of extracurricular activities including chess club, robotics, Latin, cross country, basketball, soccer, volleyball and track.
Primrose Hill School
60 Middle Hwy, Barrington, RI 02806
Primrose Hill School is one of three neighborhood schools in Barrington, and one of two that serves children fromMore prekindergarten through third grade. Pupils who live north of Lincoln Avenue and west of County Road attend the school. Principal Paula Montesi describes the school as a "close-knit community of learners" who strive to meet the needs of all children and help them reach their potential.
Tot's Cooperative Nursery School
461 County Rd, Barrington, RI 02806

This independent preschool is located in the school building of the Barrington Congregational Church but has noMore religious affiliation. The school is certified through the Rhode Island Department of Education, and all programs meet the Early Learning Standards. Since this is a "cooperative nursery school," parents play an important role in their child's learning. Tots' welcomes parents interested in enrolling their children to stop in and see their preschool in action.



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