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

  • 2014 Veteran's Day Assembly

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  • New School Committee Selects Leadership

    The newly elected School Committee met in caucus on Saturday morning, November 8, 2014 to discuss leadership roles and the year ahead.

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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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  • 2014 Brighter Futures Award

    Shortly before receiving the 2014 Brighter Futures Award, Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed (former Thompson student and RHS graduate) spoke with a group of Newport middle-school students on her responsibilities and beliefs as a member of the Rhode Island legislature.

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  • 5th Annual Patricia Beede Memorial Awards for Advocacy

    The Newport Local Advisory Committee on Special Education hosted parents and friends on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University for the presentation of the 5th annual Patricia Beede Memorial Awards for Advocacy. Pictured is Denise Gaspar with Jamel Wills and Jakob McCallister.

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    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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  • 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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