Public Schools in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

There are 19 Public Schools in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, serving a population of 71,770 people in an area of 9 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 3,777 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Rhode Island, Pawtucket is ranked 39th of 85 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 21st of 85 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Pawtucket Public Schools

Find Pawtucket, Rhode Island public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Agnes E. Little School 60 South Bend Street Pawtucket, RI

Blackstone Academy Charter 334 Pleasant Street Pawtucket, RI

Blackstone Elementary School 334 Pleasant Street Pawtucket, RI

Charles E. Shea High School 485 East Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Cunningham School 40 Baldwin Street Pawtucket, RI

Curvin-Mccabe School 466 Cottage Street Pawtucket, RI

Elizabeth Baldwin School 50 Whitman Street Pawtucket, RI

Fallon Memorial School 62 Lincoln Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Flora S. Curtis School 582 Benefit Street Pawtucket, RI

Francis J. Varieur School 486 Pleasant Street Pawtucket, RI

Goff Junior High 974 Newport Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Henry J. Winters School 481 Broadway Pawtucket, RI

International Charter School 334 Pleasant Street Pawtucket, RI

Jacqueline M. Walsh School 350 Division Street Pawtucket, RI

Joseph Jenks Junior High 350 Division Street Pawtucket, RI

Nathanael Greene School 285 Smithfield Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Potter-Burns School 973 Newport Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Samuel Slater Junior High 281 Mineral Spring Avenue Pawtucket, RI

William E. Tolman High 150 Exchange Street Pawtucket, RI

About Pawtucket Public Schools

Pawtucket Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Pawtucket, RI. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Rhode Island, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Pawtucket Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Pawtucket school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Pawtucket Public School Statistics

Find Pawtucket Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Pawtucket Public School Enrollment
 PawtucketProvidence County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment534 (63.3%)4,565 (55.9%)
Kindergarten Enrollment515 (82.7%)5,843 (87.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)3,356 (92.1%)25,745 (89.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)3,270 (87.3%)26,211 (88.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,814 (87.8%)26,683 (86.9%)
Pawtucket Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 PawtucketProvidence County
Less than 9th Grade Education4,779 (9.7%)32,783 (7.6%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)4,883 (10.0%)36,941 (8.6%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)16,302 (33.2%)129,501 (30.2%)