At a glance

Gordon by the numbers

Total enrollment 331

Two hundred applications submitted in an average year
Forty-five to fifty new students begin at Gordon in an average year
Students come from twenty-five different cities and towns in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
A racially diverse community
Students of color 144 (44% total)
Early Childhood 46% students of color
Lower School 47% students of color
Middle School 40% students of color
Faculty of color 27%
Trustees of color 31%

Family Individualized Tuition 
Family Individualized Tuition makes it possible for families from diverse economic backgrounds to make a customized financial commitment based on their unique circumstances. Tuition commitments within FIT range from $3,500 to $34,500.

To learn more about FIT please go to

Student to teacher ratio 6:1

Typical class size 
Ten to seventeen in Early Childhood and Lower School
Fourteen to nineteen in Middle School

Total faculty 55
Female 44
Male 11

Facilities and campus highlights
Twelve-acre campus with 70% open space
Library with over 21,000 volumes and e-readers available 
Lower and Middle School IDEA and Robotics Lab 
Early Childhood IDEA Lab 
Performance theater
Field house
Early Childhood ipad program
Lower School ipad, laptops, and desktops (depending on grade) program
Middle School one to one laptop program
E-readers in library
Interactive white boards in every classroom
Interscholastic sports: eight
Soccer, field hockey, cross country, basketball, tennis, lacrosse, track and field, baseball
For fifth to eighth grade students
After school care
Daily until 5:30 pm for all ages, free care available before school beginning at 7:15 am. 
Over twenty-five enrichment programs covering music, theater, sports, language, science, art and more
Learn more at

High school placement

Gordon places a fresh class of eighth graders into high schools each year, giving the administration the opportunity to ensure that each student has a smooth transition academically and socially into a new school.

A complete look at Gordon graduates' high school choices is at

Accredited by the Association of Independent Schools in New England
Member of the National Association of Independent Schools