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“Grab and Go” Meals Available for Students Starting Tuesday, March 17

All children 18 and younger may receive free meals beginning next week, Tuesday, March 17 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at eight "Grab and Go" lunch sites throughout Providence. No ID is required.

“Wash Your Hands” (Lávate Las Manos)

Bill Harley, two-time Grammy Award winner and long time artist-in-residence at Paul Cuffee School, produced this timely video with Henry Barnard and Paul Cuffee students back in 2012. If you...

PCMS Wins Trophy at MATHCOUNTS Competition

On Saturday, March 7th, at CCRI’s Knight Campus in Warwick, five Cuffee students participated in a statewide math competition against students from 20 other Rhode Island middle schools. Congratulations to...

Dominican Independence Day Celebration

To express their pride for the hard-won independence of the Dominican Republic, Paul Cuffee School students, staff, and special guest, Representative Grace Diaz, presented to the Upper School community an...

RI Black StoryTeller Visits PCS

On Friday, January 31st, Teju Ologboni an award-winning performing artist, poet, sculptor, percussionist, author, entertainer, educator, and actor shared his family’s longstanding tradition of storytelling with enthusiastic audiences of Cuffee...

Mission to Mars Challenge Project Selected for NASA/STEM Showcase

Paul Cuffee School was one of eight Rhode Island elementary schools selected to participate in this year’s Mission to Mars NASA/STEM Challenge Culmination Showcase!

Cuddle Up with Cuffee!

Lower School celebrated the kickoff of our new youtube channel Cuddle up with Cuffee. Each week, the school posts a video of a teacher reading a book aloud. Students...

Grit + Sandpaper

A group of industrious sixth graders are spending two afternoons each week building their own model wooden sailboats and learning about STEM-related industries thanks to a Prepare RI Grant that...

URI Research Sciences Mentoring Program to Include PCUS Students

A five-year, $1.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to encourage historically under-represented students to gain research experience in the biomedical sciences at URI includes a fantastic opportunity...

Paul Cuffee Upper School Athletes Recognized by RIIL

The Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) included two Paul Cuffee Upper School students among their October nominees for their statewide RIIL student-athlete of the month award.

Average class size: 19
Current enrollment: 820
Annual enrollment growth since 2001: 37%
Faculty with advanced degrees: 57%