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School Programs

The Ocean State Chess Association supports almost 40 Schools and chess clubs in Rhode Island. We provide chess lessons & sets to schools and provide support to High Schools, Middle Schools, and starting an Elementary School in the Fall of 2023. We have coaches to help. Please contact us if you would like us to help you with chess at your school. Email:

We are currently working with these schools in Rhode Island:

HIGH SCHOOLS Largest H.S. Chess Network in R.I.
* Barrington High School (Barrington)
* Central High School (Providence)
* Central Falls High School (Central Falls)
* Classical High School (Providence)
* East Providence High School (East Providence)
* Home School Team (Rhode Island)
* Hope High School (Providence)
* Juanita Sanchez High School (Providence)
* 360 High School (Providence)
* Mount Pleasant High School (Providence)
* LaSalle Academy (Providence)
* Portsmouth Abbey High School (Portsmouth)
* Providence Career Tech Academy (Providence)
* Providence Country Day (East Providence)
* Smithfield High School (Smithfield)
* The Met School (Providence)
* Wheeler School (Providence)

MIDDLE SCHOOLS – Largest M.S. Chess Network in R.I.
* Cole Middle School (E. Greenwich)
* Community Prep School (Providence)
* Deering Middle School (W. Warwick)
* Ferri Middle School (Johnston)
* Gilbert Stuart Middle School (Providence)
* Goff Junior High School (Pawtucket)
* Home School Middle School (Saunderstown)
* Jenks Middle School (Pawtucket)
* Nathan Bishop Middle School (Providence)
* North Cumberland Middle School (Cumberland)
* Roger Williams Middle School (Providence)
* Wheeler Middle School (Providence)

Classical High School Chess Team – 1st Place High School Champions at RI Scholastic State Championship