Optimizing the Potential in All Children

Kingston Hill Academy is dedicated to providing students with the opportunity for an inclusive, individualized, and challenging curriculum that supports them to reach their full potential.

Passionate, Dedicated and Knowledgable: Staff Administrators and Teachers



inclusive, individualized, and challenging curriculum


Children achieving their full Potential

The Kingston Hill Academy Charter

Fast Facts...

  • KHA has a 185-day school year
  • Daily hours: 8:40 AM – 3:10 PM
  • National School Lunch Program Participants (including breakfast and lunch)
  • Transportation is provided at no charge to our families (most of our bus stops are located in South County, Rhode Island)

Kingston Hill Academy is a public charter school located in Saunderstown, Rhode Island. Our tuition free school opened in September of 2001 with just 40 Kindergarten students and has grown to serve 260 students in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

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Our Award Winning Charter

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America's Healthiest Schools Award

Kingston Hill Academy is among the 781 schools nationwide to be named as America’s Healthiest Schools for the 2022-2023 school year. The recognition, awarded by Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), a leading children’s health organization, honors schools’ dedication to supporting the health and well-being of students, staff, and families.

Rhode Island Department of Education 5 Star Rating

Kingston Hill Academy was honored to be one of 21 schools in Rhode Island to earn this top rating.


More information about RICAS scores, the state’s new accountability system, and comparisons of KHA to neighboring schools available below.



Recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award in 2020

The U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes overall academic excellence. We are honored to be a recipient of this award demonstrating that all students can achieve to high levels and reinforcing the exemplary teaching and learning happening every day at KHA.


Rated Best Public Elementary School in Rhode Island

This ranking is based on an analysis of key statistics as well as reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. 

Statistics include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, grade school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district.


The Kingston Hill Academy curriculum encourages the use of a variety of pedagogical methods to meet the diverse needs of our students.

The wide range of student abilities makes this type of pedagogical responsiveness and differentiation necessary for student success.

Teachers regularly evaluate students and make appropriate modifications to the curriculum based on individual needs.

Kingston Hill Academy seeks to motivate students by creating relevant and meaningful learning experiences in which all students can experience success.

Teachers - Creating Relevant and Meaningful Learning Experiences

KHA's Guiding Beliefs

  • Children need a safe, encouraging, and nurturing environment
  •  Learning should be engaging and inspire children to be lifelong learners
  • Children have different learning needs; curriculum and instruction must meet those needs
  • Fostering confidence is the key to success
  • Data will drive decision making
  • Education should integrate the social, physical, and emotional needs of all learners
  • High expectations lead to increased student achievement

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