Key Features of TPC School

  • Licensed by the RI Department of Education
  • Individual Education Programs (IEP)
  • Extended 12-month school year
  • A participant in Rhode Island's statewide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Transition planning throughout enrolment specific to the needs of the student, family and school district
  • Vocational programming to help students succeed in school, post-secondary school or work after graduation
  • Consistent communication with family
  • Access to The Providence Center's programs and supportive services for students and families

Individualized Academic Instruction

  • 4:1 student to teacher/staff ratio
  • Supportive learning environment for students with issues related to anxiety, depression and social withdrawal
  • Quarterly grade cards and monthly IEP progress reports
  • Common Core Standards drive curriculum
  • Innovative use of technology in the classrooms

Strength-based Behavior Strategies

  • Attendance Improvement Program
  • School-wide focus on traits of respect, responsibility and safety
  • Realistic, individualized behavioral expectations
  • Character education classes for improved social and emotional development
  • Opportunities to apply communication, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Therapeutic playground for preschool students