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Great News for the New Year!

Thanks to the generous $25,000 matching challenge offered by two dear friends of the School, and the amazing response of our extended community, Paul Cuffee School exceeded its ambitious fundraising goals for the month of December!

Annual Fund Donations will be Doubled in December!

Thanks to two dear friends of Paul Cuffee School, all donations received before midnight on December 31st will be matched up to $25,000!

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation is a Good Neighbor to PCS

Members of Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's new community outreach program "Commerce Cares" visited the school recently to present the Parent Association with a donation of

Going Above and Beyond

An eagerly anticipated tradition for Paul Cuffee Middle and Upper School students, the Providence Rotary Street Painting Festival engaged enthusiastic artists in spite of torrential rains this year.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of John Carter, Jr

As you may know, local philanthropist John S. Carter, Jr. was an esteemed member of the Paul Cuffee School community for more than 15 years and enjoyed close relationships with our founding Board President Dave Burnham and Head of School David Bourns.

What Makes Charter Schools Different

When Paul Cuffee School was founded it was done so with an independent and democratic spirit. That spirit is also alive and well in countless other independent, community charter schools like ours. Recently, I had the opportunity to meet leaders of such...

Summertime, and the Learnin’ Is Easy:
Summer Reading Link

Are you tired of hearing “there’s nothing to do!” or “I’m bored!” There’s always something to do, learn, and achieve at Click on the link to find your...

PCS Class of 2017 Celebrates an Academic Milestone

2017 Paul Cuffee School graduation The Columbus Theater in Providence buzzed with excitement on June 13 as Paul Cuffee School’s fourth graduating class held its commencement ceremony. Graduating senior Raycily Castillo gave the student address,...

Earl Nathan Smith III Named PCS Board President

At its May meeting the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to elect Earl Nathan Smith III as the next President of the Paul Cuffee School Board of Trustees, effective July...

Science Adventures Tap into Students’ Talents

Paul Cuffee School students on field trip Pam Dodman, Upper School Science Teacher Cuffee students examine marine life at the John Chafee Nature Preserve. Whether on land or on water, Paul Cuffee students are always exploring the...

Average class size: 18
Current enrollment: 807
Annual enrollment growth since 2001: 37%
Faculty with advanced degrees: 67%

What makes this school special is that it reaches beyond books and academics. The emphasis on community and teamwork is amazing.

 Kelly Barr, PCS Staff