The Learning Community takes its name seriously. We work as an open school community that benefits from the voices and talents of students, families, teachers, staff, community partners, board members, donors and many others.
- We serve 560 students in grades K-8.
- 80% Latino, 13% Black, 6% White, 1% Native American
- 100% have important stories to tell
- 47% come to school with a sibling
- 26% are English Language Learners
- 21% live with one adult in the home
- Live in Central Falls (59%), Pawtucket (22%) and Providence (19%)
- 75% speak primarily Spanish at home
- 90% qualify for free and reduced price lunch
- 100% attend parent conferences and 96% attend open houses
OUR TEACHERS AND STAFF
- 100% of classroom teachers are certified and highly qualified
- 70% of teachers have graduate degrees
- 34% speak Spanish and 29% are people of color
- 100% feel families and the community are supportive of our school
To read more about our staff and faculty, see their bios.
We are grateful to work with a number of organizations dedicated to building strong families, strong schools and communities including: Serve RI/Americorps, Fuerza Laboral, Gateway Community Healthcare, Psychological Centers, Central Falls Public Schools, Woonsocket Public Schools, Smithfield Public Schools, the Brown University Elementary MAT Program, RI League of Charter Schools and Adams Memorial Library.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our board of directors includes representatives from the business, non-profit and education communities as well as representatives of our team and parents.
Maria Colon, Parent
Janice O’Donnell, Director, Providence Children’s Museum
Marc Greenfield, Partner, Lynch & Greenfield
Roberta Jenkins Winters
Graham O’Halloran, Teacher
Janelle Conroy, Teacher
Hillary Salmons, Director, Providence After School Alliance (PASA)
Polly Ulichny, EdD, former director, Brown University Elementary MAT Program
Richard Kuehl, Edward Rowse Architects
Raymond Vargas, Parent
We are grateful to the many people who have supported our work by giving time, expertise and financial support. We are also thankful to several major donors who have helped build our success: