Paul Cuffee School at a Glance


Who We Are: A public charter school with a maritime theme for Providence children

Grades: K-12

Admissions: Students chosen from applicant pool by lottery in March each year

Year Founded: 2001

Current Enrollment: 820

Student Demographics:

66% Latino
19% African-American
6% Caucasian
5% Multi-racial
3% Asian/Pacific Islander
1% Native American

Dress Code: School uniform

Faculty: 162

Average Class Size: 19

Upper School Sports: Boys soccer, girls soccer, basketball (boys and girls), baseball, softball, outdoor track and field

Middle School Sports: Soccer (co-ed), basketball (boys and girls), baseball (co-ed), outdoor track and field

Activities: After-School Club, sailing, debate, science, chess, newspaper, art club, Shakespeare Club, drama, Student Senate, yearbook, yoga, photography, community service, others