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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...

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...

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%