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The 5 B’s in Action

Be Reflective. Be Responsible. Be Scholarly. Be Supportive. Be Respectful. The 5 B's are a daily practice at Paul Cuffee Upper School. When observed in action, they invite responses of encouragement, acknowledgement, and praise!

A Week at the Farm!

Mother Nature provided perfect weather for the days in mid-October that our 1st and 4th graders spent at Briggs Boesch Farm. Their teachers and the Farm’s educators created an immersive cross-curricular experience to deepen...

Will You Help Us Realize this Dream?

We have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to complete a minibus fundraising challenge that will increase our students’ access to enrichment programs. All donations up to $7,500 will be matched dollar for dollar...

Upper School Observations

School began on August 31st with a host of getting acquainted orientations and team-building activities, including a Field Day event and a welcome-back barbeque. The intention, as always, is to...

An Educational & Engaging Summer

As we start our new school year on August 31st, we want to thank everyone who made it possible to provide scholarships to Pat’s Pastured Farm Camp, Community Boating Center’s...

Congratulations Class of 2021

The Paul Cuffee School Class of 2021 had the distinct pleasure of attending an in-person graduation ceremony on June 16th, thanks to the perseverance and due diligence of their Upper School faculty and staff.

Reading Rockstars!

Cuffee fifth graders, Jessica Leo-Jimenez and Elibel Cepeda Tapia, and third grader Nikhila Venkataraman have received medals to honor their advanced reading proficiency.

Paul Cuffee School Wins Excellence in Facilities Transformation Award

Great News! The International Facilities Management Association’s (IFMA’s) Boston Chapter has named Paul Cuffee School’s innovative new Digital Twinning Project among their 2021 Awards of Excellence winners.

Middle School Student Among Write RI Winners

Paul Cuffee Middle School’s Chibuzo is one of this year’s Write Across Rhode Island Award Winners! She submitted a 1,000 word story that was so compelling, we’re all wanting to...

Learning to Relax!

Weary of screen time and computer-based assignments, students in Ms. Thomas’s 8th grade advisory requested more project-based learning during a recent wellness class. Connecting her students’ needs to what they...

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%