Latest Newport Public Schools News

  • Sign Up For CODE RED

    With the potential for our area to be impacted by the effects Hurricane Joaquin the City of Newport would like to take this opportunity to inform or remind residents of their ability to enroll in the City’s Mass Notification System, Code Red. This tool is used for both Emergency and Non-Emergency situations and allows the City to contact residents with important messages.

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  • Healthcare/ Medical Career Fair

    Thursday, March 26th a group of 44 Rogers/NACTC students took a trip to New England Tech’s brand new East Greenwich campus for the RI School Based Coordinator Network’s Health Career Expo.

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NACTC students at work

The Newport Area Career and Technical Center (NACTC) provides its students with a unique experience through hands-on learning projects, student-run businesses and industry partnerships. In just four years, NACTC students have the opportunity to obtain employable skills, work experience, industry credentials and a diploma- positioning them for success in both college and career.


  • Free and open to students from Middletown, Portsmouth, Tiverton, Little Compton and Newport
  • Transportation is provided from your district at no additional cost
  • Graduate with job skills, industry credentials and a diploma
  • Acquire the hands-on experience that employers are looking for
  • Build real-world experience through job shadow, internship and student-run business
  • Participate in national competitions and win thousands of dollars in scholarship prizes
  • Develop a professional network through industry partnerships
 NACTC Alumni:
  • Attend Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, Brown University, Johnson & Wales, Parson’s School of Design, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Culinary Institute of America, Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Rhode Island and more
  • Own many prosperous Aquidneck Island businesses
  • Have successful careers with competitive salaries
  • Have gained full-time employment through program internship and apprenticeship opportunities


 See for yourself - check out the NACTC video.