BPS Quick Facts
- Barrington Public Schools (BPS) is educating students to be 21st Century Global Citizens in a 21st Century Global Economy.
- Barrington Public Schools is located in Bristol County.
- BPS serves students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.
- BPS currently operates 6 schools: 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school.
- 3 of which have been designated as Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.
- 5 of which are recognized as a Commended Schools by the Rhode Island Department of Education.
- BPS serves 3350 students.
- Barrington High School (9-12) – 1101 students
- Barrington Middle School (6-8) – 814 students
- Hampden Meadows School (4-5) – 492 students
- Nayatt School (K-3) – 321 students
- Primrose Hill School (PK-3) – 308 students
- Sowams School (K-3) – 238 students
- BPS employs 285 educators out of our approximately 400 total staff members.
- BPS proudly hails 22 National Board Certified teachers to date.
- The BPS District's mascot is an Eagle.
- Our Athletic teams compete in the Rhode Island Interscholastic League.
- Barrington High School was ranked as a top high school in 2017 by Rhode Island Monthly.
- Barrington High School Class of 2019 ranked #1 SAT School Day in Rhode Island.
- Barrington High School, Barrington Middle School, Hampden Meadows Elementary School, Sowams Elementary School, and Nayatt Elementary School were recognized as a Commended Schools by the Rhode Island Department of Education.
- Barrington School District recognized as the only Common-Sense Media Certified District in Rhode Island.
- Barrington High School recognized as one of the most challenging high schools in the country by The Washington Post.
- Barrington High School awarded Fuse Architect School Redesign Grant.
- Barrington Middle School awarded Rhode Island Lighthouse School Grant.
- Barrington Middle School received bond for a new building and broke ground in Spring 2018.
- Barrington High School Awarded 2018 Gold Status by U.S. News and World Reports.
- Barrington High School ranked #43 in STEM nationally by U.S. News and World Reports.
- Barrington Public Schools recognized as the #1 Public School in Rhode Island by Niche.
- P21 21st Century Learning Exemplar District.