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Welcome to the Newport Public Schools website!  The Newport Public Schools are located in the scenic city of Newport, RI.  Our school district includes the Claiborne Pell Elementary School (Grades PK-4), the Frank E. Thompson Middle School (Grades 5 - 8), and the William S. Rogers High School and Newport Area Career & Technical Center (Grades 9 - 12).

Latest Newport Public Schools News

  •  Newport Community Garden

    Newport Community Garden Still Growing Strong!

    Tucked behind the new Claiborne Pell Elementary School, nestled between basketball courts and the upper school playground, the Pell School Newport Community Garden continues to grow and thrive despite the fast approaching New England winter frosts.

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    Check out the most recent version of “Your Town, Your Family” which aired last Friday on abc6. This is a monthly segment that partners Child & Family with abc6 on topics related to communities and families. It airs the second Friday of each month through the morning news starting at 6am and then again in the evening new at 5pm. It is made possible through the support of Regan Heating & Air Conditioning. Jaime and Lisa were terrific discussing the pressures of starting the New School Year.

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  • Attendance Awareness Month is September!

    Attendance Awareness Month is September, but the campaign to end chronic absence starts now!

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  • USDOE Awards Pell School 2014 Green Ribbon Schools

    Honoring an Environmental Leader by Cultivating a Commitment to Sustainability

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  • Children’s Arboretum – Inaugural Tree Planting

    Thanks for joining us on Tuesday, June 24th for a very special ceremonial tree planting to celebrate the launch of The Children’s Arboretum at the Pell School! Some photos of the planting have been posted!

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  • Common Core for State Standards Initiative

    Local NPS CCSS Resources Available

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  • Fresh Foods

    NPS is committed to providing high quality, fresh and nutritious foods that promote the overall healthfulness of the children who attend our schools. We are committed to and invest in our community by providing locallygrown foods and supporting our Rhode Island farmers. We are proud to have Chartwells as our food service providers whose aim is in line with our goals. Please drop in for lunch with your child and see for yourself!

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