School Details

Fr John J Doyle School

343 South Main Street, Coventry, RI 02816
(401) 821-3756

(out of 10)

Private Grades PK-8 367 students 16 students/teacher (RI avg is 13)

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About this school

Fr John J Doyle School is a private middle school in Coventry. 367 students go to Fr John J Doyle School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. The ratio of students to teachers at Fr John J Doyle School is 16:1. Alan Shawn Feinstein Ms Of Cov is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 96% %
Hispanic 3% %
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 0.9% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    i love this school so much! i go to Doyle right now and i love it! the teachers are so nice and ah i just can`t explain how much i love this school! Although the bathrooms could use a little bit more and they could be cleaner but that`s it!!! There is apsoloutly no bullying at all! ) you will make so many friends! i have so many friends eh i guess i`ll name a few ) ; Lindsay Julia Faith Emily Megan Jasmine Emma Emma Isabella Zoey Jacob Frankie and my principal and teacher! Those are just a few of my friends at Father Doyle and they will probably be my friends for the rest of my life. Sad news our principal Mr. Mcdermott is finally retireing ( he has been the principal for 40 years!! But overall great education great teachers and you will make lots of friends. I love this school and if you are thinking of going to a new school pick Doyle! You will love it! ~a fourth grader )

  • (1 year ago)

    My 2 children have gone to FJVD for 7 yrs. & 5 yrs. (including pre-school and kindergarten for my 2nd child) It has been both a positive and challenging learning environment. I have always found the staff and teachers at the school to be caring and nurturing with many teachers that honestly work above and beyond what they have to - to make the final touches worth it They have longevity in their teaching & office staff which tells me they treat them well so the turnover is minimal. I have witnessed several teachers with 30+ years teaching at FJVD. This is important to me as a parent "Teachers are the Lifelines our children have in and through their learning years." Their tolerance for bullying is -0- Nill Nada! I have seen first hand how they handle a problem situation and I can honestly say I have had no qualms about the process the handling or the results or outcome of their handling the problematic situation. This No Tolerance is not a whimsical occurance. Every student is expected to behave well follow guidelines and be exemplary role models for the younger grades. This is the follow through necessary to implement a successful "No Bullying" policy.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a student at Father John V. Doyle School and it is an awesome school with awesome teachers and an awesome principal and vice principal. There you WILL make tons of friends. It is an awesome school and I rate it best in the state.

  • (5 years ago)

    im a studant at doyle and im entering my 9 year at doyle and goin into 8th grade and althought its nice to go to a bigger school i know doyle has given me the fundamentals knowledge and great friends who i hope to get to their first choice schools

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a parent of two students at JVD this school is wondeful. You can feel confident that your children will have a safe environment and will be challenged in the classroom. I couldn't be more pleased.

  • (6 years ago)

    i am a student at fjvd school. i love it and its small nice school where all the teachers knkow you very well.

  • (7 years ago)

    I went to Doyle for all of my life. While there I made incredible friends. While there is no cafeteria and the new grading proccess is 'unique' this school provided me with the essential tools I needed. In my algebra 1 honors class I am exceeding in because of the foundation layed by FJVD. The same is true in my other subjects. Almost everyone in my eighth grade class recieved entry into their first choice high school. I myself was accepted into both of the amazing schools I applied to. I thank Doyle its amazing teaching staff and the administration for everything they do for their students.

  • (8 years ago)

    I loved FJVD. I made friends there I will probably have for the rest of my life. I loved the teachers and everything about the school.

  • (8 years ago)

    There is a warmth about this school that makes you feel welcome. Doors are always locked from the outside only. This school feels safe. The students learn strict disciplined study habits that they will carry with them. The teachers are dedicated and expect a lot from the students and get it! Lots of tests and homework. No doubt the teachers and administration truly care about the students. Most students move on to the high school of choice. Strong academic expectations. Gatherings at Thanksgiving Christmas and Easter. It is true they need a lunch room however it is the smallest of trade for all this school gives back.

  • (10 years ago)

    For being a Catholic school the emphasis on religion is inadequate. Unless there is a holy day Mass is on the first Friday of the month only. At the very least there should be a school Mass once a week. The uniform policy needs to be more strongly enforced. Some of the older more traditional prayers being taught would be nice. The parish priests need to visit the school more often. The children eat in their class rooms as there is no cafeteria. They need a lunch room!! And there is no reason why an adequate hot lunch program cannot be started - the 'takeout' that is ordered is mainly junk. The administration and teaching staff have always been wonderful and easy to work with. However FJVD comes off as more of a private secular school rather than the Catholic religious school that it is.

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