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Integrating Literacy with the Arts

In art class, Ms. Pepper and Ms. Maldonado’s Kindergarten class created their own Wild Thing monsters after reading the story Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. The elements...

Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS) Grant Brings National Performance Artist to PCMS

Thanks to the generosity of RIBS, Ms. Janice Curtis Greene, a celebrated storyteller, author, and American griot, made a special guest appearance at the Middle School’s Community Meeting.

Another First for Paul Cuffee Upper School!

With a 54-50 win over Moses Brown, Luis Henderson ‘23 not only helped his teammates secure their spot at the postseason Division III tournament, he was able to celebrate the...

New Upper School Book Club

A group of freshmen and sophomores are meeting every Tuesday after school with Ms. Wilson, one of their Upper School teachers, to discuss books they have selected to read as a club.

LS Students Attend The Nutcracker

A Big Yellow School Bus transportation grant from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts and your generous donations to the K-12 Enrichment Fund made it possible for Paul...

Celebrating Excellence

The Head of School List is one of the ways that Paul Cuffee School recognizes the achievements of Lower, Middle, and Upper School students who are meeting or exceeding expectations as scholars and community members.

Literacy-Themed Arts

At the December 19th Morning Meeting, performing artist Keith Munslow enchanted his audience by playing piano for a dramatization of Mo Willems’ popular storybook Piggie & Gerald - Watch Me Throw The Ball, performed by two faculty.

Reading for Pleasure

Thanks to our librarian and other book lovers in Rhode Island, the Paul Cuffee Lower School has received its own copies of the 2023 RI Children’s Book Award Nominee Book...

Hispanic Heritage Olympic Games

To complete a month of learning with a day of hands-on activities, games, and cultural pride, the Upper School faculty and staff hosted an Olympic Games Day. There were awards...

Unity Day

While the culture of caring and kindness remains strong at PCS, bullying prevention is still among our top priorities. To demonstrate a united front, on October 19th, the day of...

Average Class Size: 20
Current Enrollment: 820
Students of Color: 96%
Female Students: 51%
Male Students: 49%
Free/Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility: 82%
Multi-Language Learners: 19%
Students Receiving Special Education Services: 13%
Total Employees: 168
BIPOC: 45%
Female Employees: 75%
Male Employees: 25%