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Not only are the young men taught academics, but they learn the importance of shaking hands, looking people in the eye and treating others with humanity. The school's product is poised, well educated and confident.              

~Editorial, Providence Journal, 7/17/09

About Us

San Miguel is a
San Miguel is a "band of brothers"

The San Miguel School of Providence is an independent middle school for urban youth from the Greater Providence area. It serves boys from all cultures and faiths in grades five through eight. 100 percent of graduating eighth-graders go on to high school, attending some of the top secondary schools in Rhode Island. Over the long term, close to 90% of San Miguel graduates complete high school, and 70% enter college or the military after graduation.

The San Miguel School is:

  • An independent Lasallian middle school;
  • Administered by the De La Salle Christian Brothers of the District of Eastern North America;
  • Non-sectarian, serving all faiths and cultures;
  • Not tuition-driven to make a quality private education available to students and families with limited financial means;
  • Characterized by small classes, caring adults, and rigorous academics to address individual needs and close academic deficits;
  • An extended school day with before- and after-school programming;
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC); and
  • A member of the Independent Schools Association of RI (ISARI), the Rhode Island Scholarship Alliance (RISA), and the Scholarship Granting Organization - STEPS.

Learn how you can get involved at San Miguel or about scheduling a visit to the school.