Overview

Founded in 1889, The Wheeler School is an independent day school for girls and boys from Nursery through Grade Twelve.
Although preparation for college is a primary goal of the Upper School, our program in all divisions is intended to be both academically rigorous and developmentally appropriate.
Our goal is to build relationships based on appreciation and trust.
Wheeler School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Day
A+ Matriculation
B+ Academics
B Extracurricular activities
A+ Community
B Reviews
B- Int. student mgmt

Day S. Grades: Nursery-12
Co-ed
Suburban
ESL: No
Day S. Tuition: $46,955
# of Students: 800
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 1%
AP Courses: 9
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 67%
SAT: 1320/1600
IB: No
#65

US Day School

Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 3
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
#3 Harvard College 2
#3 Stanford University 1
#3 Yale University 5
LAC #1 Williams College 7
#6 University of Chicago 1
#7 Johns Hopkins University 4
#10 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#12 Dartmouth College 2
#13 Brown University 22
#13 Vanderbilt University 1
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 3
LAC #3 Pomona College 1
#17 Cornell University 3
#18 Columbia University 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 1
LAC #4 Swarthmore College 1
#22 Emory University 1
#22 Georgetown University 4
#25 New York University 6
#25 University of Michigan 4
#25 University of Southern California 2
#25 University of Virginia 1
LAC #5 Wellesley College 3
#29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
#32 Tufts University 9
#36 Boston College 7
#38 University of California: Davis 2
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 1
#41 Boston University 10
#44 Brandeis University 5
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 18
#44 Tulane University 1
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 2
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2
#51 Villanova University 2
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 4
#62 George Washington University 7
#62 Syracuse University 4
#62 University of Pittsburgh 2
LAC #13 Smith College 1
LAC #13 Vassar College 4
#67 University of Connecticut 3
#67 University of Massachusetts Amherst 1
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 4
#72 American University 2
#72 Fordham University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 2
#72 Reed College 2
LAC #15 Davidson College 2
LAC #15 Grinnell College 2
LAC #15 Hamilton College 3
#76 Willamette University 1
#77 Baylor University 2
#77 Clemson University 1
#84 Bennington College 2
#89 Stonehill College 3
#89 Texas Christian University 1
#89 University of Delaware 1
#89 Ursinus College 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 6
LAC #18 Colgate University 5
LAC #18 Haverford College 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 1
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 2
#97 Clark University 2
#105 Drexel University 2
#105 University of Arizona 1
#105 University of Denver 2
#115 Fairfield University 1
#115 University of South Carolina: Columbia 1
LAC #24 Colby College 4
Arizona State University 1
#121 Chapman University 1
#121 Temple University 1
#121 University of Vermont 3
LAC #25 Bates College 4
#130 Eckerd College 1
LAC #27 Colorado College 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 2
#137 University of Kentucky 1
#151 San Diego State University 1
LAC #31 Bryn Mawr College 2
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 4
LAC #33 Pitzer College 2
#166 Quinnipiac University 3
#182 University of Rhode Island 4
LAC #37 Bucknell University 2
LAC #37 Occidental College 1
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 1
LAC #39 Skidmore College 5
LAC #39 Trinity College 1
#234 Suffolk University 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 2
LAC #55 Connecticut College 6
LAC #60 Bard College 3
Babson College 1
Bentley University 1
Berklee College of Music 1
Bridgewater State University 1
Bryant University 1
Champlain College 1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art 1
Culinary Institute of America 1
Deep Springs College-Dyer-NV 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University: Daytona Beach Campus 1
Emerson College 2
Franklin Pierce University 1
High Point University 2
Ithaca College 1
Johnson & Wales University: Providence 1
Lesley University 1
Loyola University Maryland 1
Lynn University 1
Maryland Institute College of Art 1
McGill University 5
MCPHS University 1
Parsons The New School for Design 1
Providence College 6
Rhode Island College 1
Rhode Island School of Design 2
Roger Williams University 2
Rollins College 1
Salve Regina University 2
School of Visual Arts 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 2
United States Military Academy 1
University of Colorado Boulder 1
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Maryland: College Park 3
University of St. Andrews 1
University of Tampa 1
University of Toronto 1
University of Warwick 1
Wentworth Institute of Technology 1
Wheaton College-Norton-MA 1
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AP Courses

(Total 9)
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Art History
Biology
Chemistry
Environmental Science
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Computer Science A
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Art History
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Sports

(Total 11)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming
Tennis
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 9)
Academic Decathlon
Chess Team
Debate Team
Math Team
Mock Trial Program
Model Legislature
Model United Nations
Speech and Debate Teams
WELH Radio Station
Academic Decathlon
Chess Team
Debate Team
Math Team
Mock Trial Program
Model Legislature
Model United Nations
Speech and Debate Teams
WELH Radio Station
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Arts

(Total 8)
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Graphic Design
Painting
Printmaking
Studio Art
Art
Ceramics
Digital Photography
Drawing
Graphic Design
Painting
Printmaking
Studio Art
Art
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1889
Campus Size: 125 acres
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: Rolling

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 5)
5.0/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 0)
0.0 / 5 Overall
0.0 / 5 Academics
0.0 / 5 Campus
0.0 / 5 Student Life
0.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
0.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 18)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Wheeler School

Tell me a bit about Wheeler School.
Wheeler School is Co-ed private day school located in Rhode Island, US. It was founded 1889 , and currently has about 800 students, 1.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit https://www.wheelerschool.org.
Does Wheeler School have rigorous academic requirements?
Wheeler School is offering 9 AP courses.

In recent years, 75 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Wheeler School also have 67% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Wheeler School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 17.48% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 10.98% go to top 25, and about 14.23% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Wheeler School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Wheeler School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Wheeler School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Wheeler School in 2024 is $46,955, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at JeanetteEpstein@wheelerschool.org .
Where is Wheeler School located?
Wheeler School is located in the State of Rhode Island of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 40 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Wheeler School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Wheeler School is among the most popular schools, within top 378 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Wheeler School has been favorited by 37 users.
How to start with an application with Wheeler School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Wheeler School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Wheeler School’s official site: https://www.wheelerschool.org or call them at 401-421-8100.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Wheeler School?
Yes, here are few: Moses Brown School, School One and Lincoln School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Wheeler School?
The overall rating for Wheeler School is A.

The section ratings of Wheeler School are:
A+ for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
B for Extracurriculum
A+ for Community
B for Students and Parents reviews
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