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.

Who We Serve

Our Locations

  •  Administrative Offices:    

    797 Westminster Street,

    Providence, RI 02903

    Phone:  (401) 456-9100

     

    Registration Center:

    325 Ocean Street

    Providence, RI 02905

    Phone:  (401) 456-9297  |  Fax: 401-278-0553

     

We are located at 797 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903

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