Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College

Organization Name: Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College
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4th Floor
150 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-680-4900

Grades 9-12th

The RINI Middle College is an open enrollment public charter school that enrolls students from across the state of Rhode Island. As a statewide charter school, we purposefully seek to enroll a demographically diverse student body as essential to our mission of diversifying the future nursing and healthcare workforce. When RINI receives more enrollment applications than available seats, admission is determined through a blind lottery.

Services Provided:

RINI Middle College students are afforded a rigorous high school curricula, early college classes, opportunities to earn workforce certificates in health care (First Aid, CPR ,CNA, EMT), and internships/employment in RI health care facilities for 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, RIC and RWU during their third and fourth years.

Provider Profiles:

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 academic rigor, leadership development, and workforce readiness. We are the first public charter high school in the U.S. focused on the profession of nursing and the first middle college in the State of RI.

The mission of the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College is to prepare a diverse group of students to become the highly educated and professional nursing workforce of the future.

Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/31/2021