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PCS 2nd Graders Create a Water Park in School

waterpark Everyone knows that kids are drawn to water like moths to a flame. But Mr. Pike’s 2nd graders elevated splish-splash to an art form for a recent Town Meeting. And their science unit on liquids and solids was the perfect backdrop for the performance.

PCS Middle School Thespians Portray the 60’s Civil Rights Movement in Song and Dance

msplay_ft Paul Cuffee middle school students present a brilliant and moving performance on the children of the Civil Rights Movement. On Friday, December 18th, sixteen middle school students ended the year...

Paul Cuffee Upper School Expands Advanced Placement Course Selection

ap_ft AP Spanish students Linda Orellana and Maria Woel prepare to draw a word map of a new vocabulary word. Not a word of English is spoken in Ms. Ng Duran’s...

You’ve Got Mail!

penpals_ft Every few weeks second graders’ eyes light up when letters arrive from their pen-pals at Laurelmead, a senior retirement community on Providence’s east side.

STEM in the Middle Opens the Eyes of Paul Cuffee Middle Schoolers to Opportunity

stemgirls Thirty lucky middle school girls were selected to attend Tech Collective’s fifth annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) workshop and career expo which aims to increase...

Holiday Book Giveaway Brings Cheer to Young Readers

holiday_bookgiveaway1 120 cups of hot chocolate served, 200 cookies enjoyed, and 75 students with a brand new books for the holidays! That’s how the Lower School Holiday Book Giveaway culminated on...

PCS Students Join the Ranks of 143 Million Junior Computer Scientists for an Hour of Code

hourofcode_ft Industry experts from the community help PCS students code during the Hour of Code. In a world where our daily lives are simplified by apps, it’s easy to wonder about...

PCS Upper School Celebrates Inaugural Paul Cuffee Week

earl_ft PCS Board Member and URI professor, Earl Smith III, kicks off Paul Cuffee Week with a talk about Paul Cuffee’s life. What do we know of Paul Cuffee, the man,...

Paul Cuffee Choruses Get In the Spirit of Holiday Cheer

pcs_statehouse Paul Cuffee’s 5th grade chorus performing at the State House. The marble rotunda of the Rhode Island State House rang with the voices of 5th graders, who, under the direction...

PCS 8th Graders Learn First Hand about the Impact of the Holocaust

len As part of their unit on the Holocaust, 8th graders had the opportunity to hear from the son of an Auschwitz survivor. Len Newman visited Paul Cuffee Middle School to talk about his late father, David Newman, who survived the most notorious death
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Average class size: 18
Current enrollment: 774
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