For the Honor of Truth

Instilling the utmost care for learning, people, and place.

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Lower School

In the joy of discovery, young children develop a love of learning that endures for a lifetime.

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Grades 6-8

Middle School

Ready for bigger challenges, middle schoolers take on more responsibility for their learning and development under the guidance of caring adults.

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Grades 9-12

Upper School

Upper school students realize that while they have much to learn, they also have much to contribute, and dive deeply into the passions that will shape their lives.

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Rooted in the Past, Preparing Students for the Future.

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In a world where vast stores of knowledge are available on one’s phone, students need to learn how to analyze new information, synthesize it with what they know, and form an independent viewpoint.  And with the ability to broadcast to the globe with just a few clicks, it’s imperative that they have a moral framework to guide them.

At Moses Brown, children learn to read with insight, speak persuasively, and write clearly.  It’s all grounded in the Quaker belief that every person matters.  Come see for yourself why after more than two centuries, Moses Brown is still leading the way.


Upcoming Events

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Class Day For Parents

3 Dates  Come discover how we foster creativity and innovation to build confidence and character. At this parents-only event, you’ll spend time meeting members

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Ajijaak on Turtle Island

Thursday, January 31 Friday, February 1 7:00 p.m. Join Moses Brown and FirstWorks–a Rhode Island non-profit dedicated to building community through world-class arts–for a

January 31, 2019 Learn More


Winter 2019 All School Art Exhibit

Opening Reception: Fri., Jan. 11 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Sinclair Room The Visual Arts faculty welcome the community to come and celebrate our K-12 Art Maker culture at the opening reception. Refreshments will be served! The exhibit will be on display through the 29th.

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$8.9 Million in Anonymous Gifts

MB Believes

Gifts Will Increase Scholarship, Transform Lower School   Two anonymous donors have given a total of $8.9 million to the school. With these gifts, the school has raised nearly $54 million from almost 3,400 donors as part of MB Believes: A Campaign for Learning, People, and Place, dramatically enhancing its programs, facilities, and community impact over...

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Fall 2018 Athletic Award honorees


Congratulations to the following student athletes for the awards they received for excellent performance during the fall season. Boys’ Cross Country Most Valuable Player: Ben B. Most Improved Player: Quincy K. Coaches Award: Peter V. Girls’ Cross Country Most Valuable Player: Abigail G. Most Improved Player: NA Coaches Award: Devan R. JV Girls’ Soccer Most...

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MB Sophomore Wins R.I. State Singles Tennis Championship


This past weekend, sophomore Candice B. defeated an incredibly talented undefeated #1 player from LaSalle this weekend to win the Rhode Island State Singles Tennis Championship, competing in challenging weather conditions on Sunday when it was extremely windy as well as freezing, not the best weather to play for the state tennis championship. Not only did Candice succeed but her...

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12 Upper School Students Accepted to All New England Band Festival


Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that 12 upper school students have been accepted to the All New England Band Festival taking place on November 19 at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Over 300 students from grades 10-12 were nominated for the Festival, representing all six New England States. Acceptance by the Plymouth...

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Coach Laurie Center Recognized by The NFOSHA


We are pleased to announce that Laurie Center is being recognized as the NFHS Coaches Association 2017-18 State Coach of the Year in Rhode Island for the sport of Girls Basketball. Congratulations to Laurie on this well-deserved recognition by the National Federation of State High School Associations, recognizing all of her work with student-athletes over...

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MB Welcomes New Friends Education Director

Friends Education

Moses Brown is pleased to share that Barbara von Salis has joined us this year as our interim Director of Friends Education. Many in our community are beginning to work with Barbara in class or in Friends education. Barbara comes to MB from the Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn, where she taught History, Quaker...

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Pride of Rhode Island – and MB!


Kari B. ’19 is one of 36 lax players named to the U.S. under-19 training team, and the only one from the state of Rhode Island. Kari and the U.S. U19 women’s national team will be competing in this weekend’s Team USA Fall Classic at U.S. Lacrosse Headquarters in Maryland. The U.S. women’s U19 team...

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Moses Brown and Beat the Streets Partnership


Moses Brown and Beat the Streets are excited to partner together to provide youth in the Providence area with a “home” where they can participate in wrestling and be mentored by top-quality coaches. In addition to providing the lower school MB Fit in the winter and spring seasons, we are working together to reintroduce the...

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Welcome to MB!


New Staff and Faculty Join Moses Brown for the 2018-19 School Year Several new faculty and staff were officially introduced to the MB community at the opening of school. Some began at MB during the last school year. We are pleased to have all as part of our school! Jason Bloom is MB’s new interim...

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Moses Brown Announces New Head of Lower School

Academic Highlights

This summer, Moses Brown is pleased to welcome the new leader of MB’s lower school: Osvaldo José (OJ) Martí. OJ joined the MB community in July. He was the founding Head of School at Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy, Middle School 2 in Lincoln, and previously worked for Highlander Charter School and Teach for America...

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Upper School Faculty Member Jennifer Stewart Receives The Fulbright Award In Teaching

World-Class Teachers

Moses Brown School is pleased to announce that upper school history teacher Jennifer Stewart has received a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching, which provides K-12 teachers the opportunity to take a leave of absence to do practical research abroad. The Fulbright program’s mission is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States...

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H.S. Students to Study Farm-to-Fork Food Service at Chez Innovation

Project-Based Learning

At Segue Institute for Learning in Central Falls, the food is running out. More precisely, their food service contract with Aramark expired at the end of June, and a non-renewable stop-gap contract with Chartwells will get them through one more year.  After that, they’re on their own.  That’s where the kids come in. A team...

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Community Leaders to Consider Pitch Tackling Food Insecurity

Expert Thinking

Approximately 13% of Rhode Island households are unsure where their next meal will come from. On Friday, May 4, at 1:15 p.m., Moses Brown School students will propose a way to address this problem to prominent Rhode Island social entrepreneurs, members of the MB community, and elected officials. As part of “Economics of Social Innovation,”...

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