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Realizing Inspiration & Sustaining Excellence (R.I.S.E)

Thanks to the visionary leadership and generosity of donors to the R.I.S.E. Scholarship Fund, ten Paul Cuffee Upper School (PCUS) students and six staff were able to attend this year’s women’s leadership conference in downtown Providence.

Connecting Art + History Adds Meaning to Learning

Laurie Clark, our new K-5 visual arts teacher, created a literacy-based art unit about La Cueva de Las Manos (Cave of Hands) in Argentina. Just like prehistoric humans did in...

Welcome Back PCS Students and Families!

After much preparation and anticipation, PCS kicked off the 2023-24 school year on Tuesday, September 5th. The excitement was palpable as students and parents were welcomed by faculty and staff....

Education in Action

Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Island Foundation, 4th graders and their teachers got to spend three whole days at the Briggs-Boesch Farm in East Greenwich with outdoor educators...

ArtShare 2023

The multiple talents of Paul Cuffee School Upper School students, and the dedicated faculty who encouraged their best work, deserve a huge shoutout for curating a spectacular in-person ArtShare reprise...

The Golden Rule

  A group of Middle School students who made the Head of School’s List earned the privilege of touring the Golden Rule, an historic wooden sailboat that is making stops...

Graduation Pride!

Paul Cuffee School’s Class of 2023 joined an enthusiastic audience of family, friends and faculty at their June 14th graduation ceremony at Roberts Hall on the Rhode Island College campus.

Proud Moments

On May 31st, the Paul Cuffee Upper School community welcomed friends, family, and colleagues of the late Earl N. Smith III to an All School Meeting during which a celebration...

Student Leaders Join Paul Cuffee School Board

In January, Paul Cuffee School’s Board of Directors had the pleasure of conducting their meeting with two new Upper School student representatives who were nominated to begin serving as non-voting Board members.

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...

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%