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

  • Lindsay Ann Burke Teen Dating Violence Awareness Card

    Catherine Hermes, a senior in the Advertising ~ Design & New Media program at the Newport Area Career and Technical Center won First Place in the Lindsey Ann Burke Teen Dating Violence Awareness Card contest.

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  • NACTC Culinary Winners!

    We are pleased to announce that our Culinary Arts team, entering their first ProStart® Competition, took the Silver Medal at the 4th Annual Rhode Island Prostart® Competition held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the RI Convention Center in Providence, RI.

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  • Viking Robotics Teams Take Top Honors!

    The Rogers High School Robotics Team takes top honors in both divisions of the 5th annual SeaPerch Undersea Robotics Derby on Saturday, 31 January 2015. The competition, sponsored by the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) and Undersea Science and Engineering Foundation (USEF) was held at New Bedford High School. Rogers Robotics entered two teams, Team Thor for the Open Division, and The Pink Panthers for the Stock Division. Both Teams won Overall Champion in their divisions. The competition was fierce, and the Open Division title finish was a sudden death tiebreaker. Team Thor rallied and came away victorious, winning 1st Place Overall in the advanced division.

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  •  Student broadcasters practice their skills in Advertising Design & New Media - photo by Jen Carter

    NACTC to Launch Aggressive Outreach Campaign: Local high school students have the right to choose

    This week, Newport Area Career and Technical Center (NACTC) kicks-off an informational campaign to parents, students and educators in Newport and surrounding districts of Portsmouth, Middletown, Tiverton, Little Compton, Jamestown and North Kingstown. The outreach effort is designed to inform the public about the different types of educational opportunities that are available to high school students and highlight the fact that all students in Newport and the surrounding districts have the right to attend NACTC at no additional cost to families.

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    RIBA School Closing Text Alerts

    The Rhode Island Broadcasting Association has the quickest and easiest way for the public to find out about statewide school closings with its text alert web page, allowing computer and mobile phone users to sign up for text message and email alerts. Click the link above and click through to the signup page.

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  • NPS Welcomes Allynn Grantham as new Director of Student Services

    We are pleased to welcome Allynn Grantham to the Newport Public Schools as Director of Student Services. Allynn comes to us with over 20 years of experience in the education field ranging from private to public and urban to suburban.

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  • School Committee Seeks Community Members for Subcommittees

    The Newport School Committee is seeking community members interested in serving on several of the school committee subcommittees. Community members interested in the following sub-committees are asked to complete the interest form by clicking the headline above. Sub-committees interested in obtaining community members are: Career & Technical Education; District Strategic Planning; Facilities; Finance Advisory/Audit; Policy; Pre-K; Public Relations/Community Outreach; and Wellness.

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  • Local Artist Donates Award Winning Painting in Memory of her RHS Art Teacher

    Natalie K Pfanstiehl, a 1938 graduate of Rogers High School, has donated an award winning watercolor to the Roger High School Art Department in memory of her art teacher Mary Harvey.

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  • Newport Public Schools Welcomes New RHS Principal Jeff Goss

    Local educator, known for his ability to effectively work with both suburban and urban students, took the helm of Rogers High School today, Monday, December 1, 2014.

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  • Common Core for State Standards Initiative

    Local NPS CCSS Resources Available

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