An immersion in American culture with the care, accompaniment and formation of OAK International!

St. Raphael Academy is private, Catholic, co-educational High School, located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, 20-30 minutes from Overbrook Academy with approximately 450 students and a student-teacher ratio of 18:1.

This year they received 30 International Students and they have a specific department for all international students.

Students at St. Rays are expected to dress appropriately at all times while on campus before, during, and after school.

St Rays provides the students with a laptop and the first 3 weeks are of pre-therapeutic courses, tutorials and extracurricular classes.

The students are taken and picked up to the academy by our staff.


It has 7 buildings, where each of them specializes in an academic area (humanities, mathematics, arts, sports, etc.). Each building has a supervisory staff and Study Halls.

The students arrive in August and have an interview with the coordinator or counselor to choose the compulsory and optional subjects.

Classes are between 18 and 20 students. Students change class-building in each class period, having 6 minutes to make the change and must be punctual since the doors of the buildings are closed after that time.


The students choose compulsory and optional subjects.

Some of the compulsory subject in 10th and 11th grade are Theology, English, Geometry, Algebra, Chemistry, French, US History, AP Language and Composition, Pre-Calculus and more.

Some of the optional or elective subjects in 10th and 11th grade are Chorus, Digital Workspace, Art Studio, Public Speaking, Creative Writing, World History through Film, Modern European History, Drawing and Painting, Digital Art and Design, Sculpture, Acting, Musical Theory, Art Studio, Accounting, Principles of Management, Computer Code, Personal Finance and more.

The students will participate on all of the activities of St. Raphael Academy with previous authorization and permission of their parents.



Saint Raphael Academy offers different activities.

ACADEMIC CLUBS: Chess Club, Environmental Club, Honor Society, Math Language, Moody Math and more.

SPORTS: Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and more.

SERVICE AND LEADERSHIP: Lasallian Youth, Pastoral, Ministry, Multicultural Club, Rhode island Honor Society and more.

ARTS: Dance, Drama Club, Liturgical Choir, Photography Club and more.


We offer our High Students an exclusive section within our house where they have a personalized accompaniment, as well as personal, apostolic and spiritual formation in a family, healthy and safe environment. They are always being supervised by a consecrated, dean of discipline and a co-worker.

The bedrooms have a capacity of 3 or 4 students each with their bed, desk and closet. They have bathrooms with individual showers and daily laundry service.

The High School students have a living room, work or study areas, fitness room and so much more.


Every Saturday, the students attend an outing with their deans and instructors of formation. The purpose of the outings is to promote family spirit and friendship among the girls, enrich them culturally, give them the opportunity to meet people from different nationalities, enjoy their time together, give them the opportunity to practice speaking English with native speakers and discover how much each one can contribute with her talents and qualities to the rest of the group. 

Some of the places they visit are, Boston, New York City, Big E Fair, Six Flags, Patriots Hall of Fame, Quincy Market, Yankee Candle and so much more!

All students are invited to participate in the extended cultural National and International trips that takes place every year to Disney, Canada, Holy Land and Italy.

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