Updates and Information

Dear Tiverton Parents and Guardians,

  • We have an exciting construction project beginning at Tiverton High School. One that we believe will positively  impact the educational experience of every child who comes to school there. Read more here: Fitness Center

  • In the memo attached above, we are in the process of fundraising to purchase all the equipment located in the fitness center. The cost of those items were not included in the construction cost. If you are interested in supporting this worthwhile endeavor you can donate at:  https://raise.snap.app/donors/...

  • The holiday recess begins on Saturday, December 23, 2023. Friday, December 22, 2023 is a full-day of school. Students return top school  on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. Attendance matters!

  • At the School Committee Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 we will be reviewing the accreditation report for Tiverton High School. We are pleased to announce that the school received a glowing report with multiple commendations. 

COVID is still around and we are seeing positive cases come into school. To be sure your child is not positive you can obtain free COVID Test kits at:


Reminder to parents that students in grades 6-12 have access to a tutoring program called Paper 27/7. Don’t struggle with homework, use a qualified tutor. You can find more information about Paper here: Paper Family

Please read the attached letter regarding distance learning on days when school is canceled. 

Distance Learning Letter - on days when school is closed due to the weather

The key feature of our distance learning is having our students use Google Classroom to receive information and turn in assignments. Our students are taught to use Google classroom in school. To assist our parent community to understand the nuance of Google Classroom please watch this video.

Google Classroom


Early Risers Before School Program: Should you need to drop your child off at our schools prior to the scheduled start time, please consider enrolling your child in our Early Risers Program that is available to all Fort Barton, Pocasset, Ranger and TMS students for a nominal fee. The Tiverton Public Schools is proud to offer this successful before school program for any students in grades K - 8. The Early Risers Program allows families to drop off students anytime after 6:45 AM at the designated location. Early Risers is open every day that school is open and is a fun and friendly program that allows for students to socialize through crafting and other activities. For more information on the Early Risers Program, visit our website HERE. Registration is required to participate in this program. It is really important for planning purposes, to register your child as soon as possible. Your timely registration is greatly appreciated so that the Early Risers Program Coordinator can continue to provide an excellent program for your child. Should you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Christine Giannini at cgiannini@tivertonschools.org

School Committee Meetings: All School Committee meetings are available to watch via YouTube on the "Tiverton Videos" Channel.  All School Committee agendas are available on the Rhode Island Secretary of State's website

Updated School Calendar: The latest school calendar for the 23 - 24 school year is HERE

Chromebook Insurance: Should you wish to purchase insurance for your child's school issued Chromebook device, please visit the website provided here: Smart Device Insurance

We are Hiring:  It takes great people to create a positive student experience and Tiverton Public Schools are looking to add to our great team of people. Please take a look at the positions that we are currently looking to fill in our schools on https://www.schoolspring.com. We highly encourage anyone interested in any of our current positions to create a SchoolSpring account and apply. 

With our students in mind,

Peter Sanchioni, Ph.D.


Tiverton Public Schools

100 North Brayton Road, Rear

Tiverton, Rhode Island 02878

(401) 624-8475