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Philip Thornton, Ed.D, Superintendent

Warwick Public Schools
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Warwick, Rhode Island, 02889

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The mission of the Warwick Public Schools, working cooperatively with families and the community, is to provide challenging learning environments that enable all students to develop skills and knowledge necessary to become self-directed, life-long learners, highly productive responsible citizens, and contributors to a technological and diverse society.

(Warwick Public Schools Mission Statement, 2001-)

Superintendent, Philip D. Thornton, Ed.D.

Superintendent's Update

From the desk of Philip Thornton

The Warwick Public Schools kick off the 2016-2017 school year is on Wednesday, August 31st.  There are several changes to the open/close times. Parents and guardians are advised of changes at the following schools:

Francis Elementary School  - 8:45 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Holden Elementary School - 8:40 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Wyman Elementary School - 8:45 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Veterans Junior High - 8:00 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.

Lunch will be served in all schools on the first day.

Please note the student schedules at Veterans Junior High School and Winman Junior High School are staggered by grade level:

Wednesday, August 31, 2016--Grade 7 only will attend

Thursday, September 1, 2016--Grades 7 & 8 will attend

Please note the student schedules at Pilgrim High School and Toll Gate High School are also staggered by grade level:

Wednesday, August 31, 2016--Grade 9 only will attend

Thursday, September 1, 2016--Grades 9,10,11,12 will attend

For more information, please visit the Warwick Public Schools website at or call 401-734-3100.

Please note that August 29, 2016 will be a Professional Development day from 9 a.m. to Noon for all teachers.  All teachers will report for Teacher Orientation on August 30, 2016 at their regularly scheduled start time.

Enrollment is open for new students.  Please contact Central Enrollment at 401-734-3040 or 3041 to register for the 2016-2017 school year.  Refer to the Warwick Public Schools website for information and forms needed.

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