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Rhode Island Schools

Our first Rhode Island school, Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy, opened in 2013. Ever since, it has been proving what’s possible for students in the Ocean State. We are proud to serve students from Providence, North Providence, Warwick and Cranston. We’re even prouder to help them excel. For more information about individual Rhode Island schools, please click on the links below.


Rhode Island School Enrollment

We run free, high-quality, K-12 public charter schools in Providence. Our students regularly outperform their state and local peers and all of our teachers and leaders are committed to helping them achieve their dreams.

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Rhode Island Results

  • Performing with Excellence

    In the first year of state testing, Achievement First Iluminar Mayoral Academy Elementary ranked as the top performer in all of Rhode Island—#1 in ELA  and #1 in math, beating the wealthiest schools in the state by double digits.

  • Closing the Gap

    In ELA, our Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Middle students outscored the state by 25% points and their peers in wealthy benchmark districts by 7% points. Our students also outperformed the Rhode Island average by 23% points in math.

  • Raising the Bar

    At Achievement First Providence Mayoral Academy Elementary, our capstone students—fourth-graders—topped the state by 5% points in ELA and a whopping 34% points in math.

Additional Information, Notices, and Policies

  • Special Education Local Advisory Committee Information

    • The Local Advisory Committee (LAC) is a group of parents, teachers, school administrators and related service providers (social workers, psychologists, speech/language pathologists, etc.) working together on behalf of children with special needs to improve services that support our students.
    • The LAC plays a vital role in the success of special education programs and services by providing resources to parents as well as special education professionals. These resources help parents and special educators become partners in delivering the best and most appropriate services to students in their care.
      • We do this by:
        • Explaining the individual education plan process and available services so that parents can participate fully in their child’s education.
          Informing administrators, teachers and special education service providers about federal and state laws to guarantee compliance with those laws; and
          Bringing together parents and professionals with similar experiences for mutual support and assistance.
      • You can download the Procedural Safeguards in English or Spanish.
    • LAC Contact Information
      • Parent Chair: Coming soon.
        Special Education Teacher Representative: Coming soon.
        General Education Representative: Coming soon.
    • LAC Meeting Schedule
      • Monday, September 30
      • Thursday, November 14
      • Tuesday, March 10
      • Thursday, May 7
    • Monday, September 30, 2019/ Achievement First, 370 Hartford Ave, Providence, RI
  • Additional Notices and Policies