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Trinity Rep’s La Broa’ Performance Strikes a Chord with PCS Seventh Graders

As a result of their consistent attendance and extra hard work on their studies before, during and after school, a group of PCS middle school students earned the reward to...

Paul Cuffee School Nature Enthusiasts Delight Government Officials

Six of our 5th grade nature enthusiasts (Joshua, Emily, Jaime, Lori, Xavier, and Rosemary) and their equally passionate Nature Club leader, Stacy Gale, represented Paul Cuffee School at the 10th...

Annual College Visits

Every year, Paul Cuffee School arranges for students to visit local colleges and universities as part of their college and career readiness education. The time commitment, cost of transportation, and distance make visits to schools outside of our region...

Performing Artist Visits the Lower School

Thanks to a generous grant from the Barker Foundation, Paul Cuffee Lower School students were treated to folklore and fables from around the world on December 21st. Performing artist Rochel Garner Coleman of the Rhode Island Black Storytellers...

Alumni Advocacy in Action!

Allison Hernandez (PCMS ’11), program manager for Rhode Island’s Nonviolence Institute, initiated a dynamic community dialogue at the Providence Public Library in November for youth program leaders and teens from...

Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day Creates Some Local News!

To express their solidarity for racial and social justice, Paul Cuffee Middle and High School students have joined a growing initiative to commemorate Ruby Bridges' courage.

Connecting with Nature

Paul Cuffee Lower School's after school Nature Club is enjoying hiking, learning about natural history, and making some interesting discoveries at Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy.

A Decade of Dedication is Honored

At the Rhode Island Blood Center’s Hometown Heroes annual event, the Paul Cuffee Upper School (PCUS) community’s life saving contributions were recognized once again. In 2019, PCUS earned first place...

Middle School Music Making!

We’re delighted to announce that a beloved Paul Cuffee School instructor is teaching guitar, keyboard, and percussion this year! Thanks to our generous music campaign donors and grant funding, middle...

Going Places!

Paul Cuffee School’s new minibus is officially on the road and already taking students to athletic events and places like Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy and the R.I.S.E. Women’s Leadership Conference! Thanks...

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%