21St Century Skills

The Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College Charter High School, located in Providence, opened during the summer of 2011 to educate the next generation of nurses with a focus on health technology, public health, and home-based care. We are the first public charter high school in the U.S. focused on nursing and health care and the first middle college in the State of RI. We currently serve students from 19 school districts.

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Admissions Process

Students who have completed 8th grade may apply for admittance to RINIMC. We are looking for dedicated and self-motivated students who are committed to a future in nursing. School days will be longer, summer study may be required, and the focus will be on producing college-level work. If this sounds exciting to you, then we want you in our school!

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Courses Offered

The Nurses Middle College students are afforded a rigorous high school curricula, early college classes, and exposure to the nursing profession. Students entering the 9th grade are allowed to enroll as first year students after successfully completing their 8th grade year at another school. Students who are successful in their first year take a combination of high school and college courses through URI, CCRI, RWU, and RIC during their third and fourth years.

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