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

  • Governor Raimondo Visits Pell School

    Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo held a press conference on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Claiborne Pell Elementary School to highlight the School Construction Authority proposed in her budget.

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  • TMS 8th Graders Present Playground Request to City Council

    The students in Mrs. Walton-Faria's class, participated in a Generation Citizen project and identified a need at TMS for a playground to provide a safe space for recess for the 5th graders. The students presented to the Newport School Committee in January and tonight (Wednesday, March 11, 2015) had a chance to present to the City Council.

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  • NACTC Shadow Day Proves Popular

    Yesterday a group of excited middle school students boarded a bus headed to the Newport Area Career and Technical Center campus to participate in Student Shadow Day. The group included 8th graders from Tiverton, Portsmouth and Thompson middle schools who are interested in enrolling in NACTC programming as freshman.

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  • 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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    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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  • Common Core for State Standards Initiative

    Local NPS CCSS Resources Available

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