Who We Are
The Providence Public School District (PPSD) serves approximately 22,000 students attending our 37 schools. PPSD employs more than 3,200 professionals who work in and provide support to our schools, which include 21 elementary schools, 7 middle schools, 9 high schools and 2 public district charter schools. Of our employees, approximately 2,000 are educators, and more than 600 others directly support students and families in our schools.
797 Westminster Street,
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: (401) 456-9100
325 Ocean Street
Providence, RI 02905
Phone: (401) 456-9297 | Fax: 401-278-0553
Who We Serve
Our schools are diverse learning communities. Approximately 68% of our students are Latinx, 15% Black, 6.5% White, 4% Asian, 5.5% Multi-racial and 1% Native American.
Approximately 31% of students are multilingual learners, and about 16% of students receive special education services. Approximately 55% of students come from homes where English is not the primary language spoken. Combined, our students and families speak 55 different languages and hail from 91 countries of origin.
Important Phone Numbers
Human Resources: Tel: 401-456-9100 Fax: 401-456-9284
Special Education: Tel: 401-456-9330 Fax: 401-453-8699
Family Engagement: Tel: 401-456-0686 Fax: 401-456-9105
Transportation: Tel: 401-456-9269 Fax: 401-456-9314
Central Records: Tel: 401-456-9239 Fax: 401-278-2878
Multilingual Learners: Tel: 401-456-9256