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

  • Only 5 days left to vote for TMS in the MIOS Video Contest!

    In order to win the competition, the Thompson video must receive the most online votes in the Eastern Division. We need your help to spread the word and get as many people voting for our video as possible! Click on the headline for a link to the voting!

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  • Schools Closed Friday, February 5, 2015

    Due to the latest weather update all Newport Public Schools will be closed for Friday February 5, 2016. All sports activities will be rescheduled.

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  • Congratulations to our Presidential Scholar Candidates!

    Congratulations to Rogers High School Seniors Mateo Beccar-Varela and Timothy J. Pratt for being invited to compete in the United States Presidential Scholar Program. Students are chosen to compete based on their accomplishments in many areas - academic and artistic success, leadership and involvement in the school and community.

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  • RHS Newport Project wins 2016 Tisdale Environmental Education Award

    The students will design and build a rainwater catchment system that will reduce pollution and runoff from the school and provide water to irrigate the school garden.

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  • Pell Elementary School Tours

    Please come and see our wonderful new school and meet some of the staff. Come with your questions. Bring your family. It is open to the public. Learn all about our new technology, all of the programs we have to offer, and much more. Please RSVP with Mark McKenna at

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  • 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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  • The Colonial Dining Room at NACTC is open for business!

    Click on headline to see our new menu

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  • Read Where You Are - Day of Action

    With only a short time left before getting back to school, there is a very simple way to make a big difference and help more students stay sharp, focused and ready to succeed in the new school year: Read Where You Are.

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  • New Program for Four Year Olds

    The state of Rhode Island is introducing opportunities for all our young learners. This year several grants were awarded throughout the state for communities to start universal Pre-K.

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  • Teacher of the Year - Jennifer Robinson!

    Newport Public Schools is pleased to end Teacher Appreciation Week with the announcement that Frank E. Thompson Middle School Librarian Jennifer Robinson has been named the 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year for Newport Public Schools.

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