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.

Other Achievements

  • 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.