Moses Brown School is a Quaker school located in Providence, Rhode Island, founded by Moses Brown, a Quaker abolitionist, in 1784. Located in Providence, RI it is one of the oldest preparatory schools in the country It remains one of the most prestigious secondary schools in New England, and graduates matriculate at some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. http://www.mosesbrown.org]
was a member of one of the most powerful slave-trading families of New England
. After the death of his wife ten years later and due to guilt because he believed God took his wife because of his slave-trading years, Moses converted to the Religious Society of Friends
and went on to become a pioneering abolitionist while starting the Moses Brown School.
- 33-acres on Providence's East Side
- Collis Science Center- Upper School science complex on the ground floor of Friends Hall. These facilities provide two lab/classrooms each for biology, physics, and chemistry, lab prep rooms, a faculty resource room, and smart boards, wireless tablets, and Internet access.
- Dwares Family Student Center- Provides upper school students with areas for quiet study, student leadership meetings, clubs, activities, and informal gatherings with friends and faculty.
- Krause Gallery- Showcasing works of artists in residence as well as visiting artists.
- West Middle House and Lubrano Science Classroom- These middle school facilities house three science labs, classrooms, breakout spaces, meeting areas, and faculty/advisor offices.
- Fischer Ricci Family Instrumental Music Center- Provides ensemble room and practice suites.
- Waughtel-Howe Field House- indoor track, basketball courts, Physical Therapy center, weight and training room, men's and women's locker rooms, coaches' offices, and the Athletic Hall of Fame.
- Campanella Field- Campanella Field was converted to a FieldTurf artificial turf field during the winter and spring of 2006 to 2007. This is the same FieldTurf that numerous professional teams play on. It is home to the Football, Field Hockey, Girls and Boys Lacrosse and Boys and Girls Soccer teams at both the Upper and Middle School level.
- Milot Field- Athletic fields belonging to Moses Brown School in Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
A friendly athletic rivalry exists between Moses Brown and The Wheeler School, mainly because of their close proximity.
Thayer Street plays a large role for Moses Brown students as a gathering place, especially shops such as Johnny Rockets and Shades Plus.
Students may eat lunch anywhere on campus, though only seniors are allowed to go off campus. The Dwares Students center is a popular place to eat as well as the cafeteria. Students also eat in the foyer of Friend's Hall and Friend's Hall porch, especially those involved in drama.