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TPC School

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The Providence Center School is a unique special education school located in Providence for children in grades Pre-K through 12 who are experiencing acute behavioral and emotional symptoms.

The curriculum is designed to support students’ academic goals and while providing therapeutic services that help build the skills necessary for managing their emotional and behavioral symptoms. Academic and clinical programming is aimed at preparing students to transition back to their local schools, to less restrictive program, or to higher education or the workforce following graduation.

TPC School’s features support student and family success:

  • An experienced team of certified special education teachers, teaching assistants, clinical therapists and psychologists
  • Access to The Providence Center’s child psychiatrist on site
  • Specialized therapeutic and behavior management programming
  • Extended school year
  • Individualized Education Plans
  • Family support team

Established in 1987, TPC School is fully licensed by the Rhode Island Department of Education. Students are referred by special education directors from their local school districts.

Visit for more information about the school. If you would like to make a referral, please contact Director Stacy Perin at 401-276-4169 or

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