The purpose of the Rhode Island Partnership for Community Schools is to mobilize state resources in promotion of the community school model as a proven strategy for increasing student success.



Our purpose

Community Schools of Rhode Island
COZ Network


Bristol Warren Family Resource Center

50 Asylum Road, Warren, RI  02885

401-245-1460 x 8077 •


Central Falls

Administration Building

949 Dexter Street, Central Falls, RI  02863

401-721-2885  •



Cranston Family Center/COZ

50 Gladstone Street, Cranston, RI  02920

401-270-8211 •



Serving: Aquidneck/Forest/Gaudet Schools
(Office at Gaudet)

1113 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 02842

401-261-6773 •



Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone

35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI  02840

401-842-1925 ext.1 •


North Kingstown

Office of Family Learning/NKSD

50 East Court

North Kingstown, RI  02852

401-541-6353 •



Pawtucket School Department

286 Main Street

401-729-6293 •



Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island

220 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI  02907

401-784-8764 •



Westerly Public Schools

93 Tower Street, Westerly, RI  02891

401-348-2790 •



Connecting for Children & Families

46 Hope Street

Woonsocket, RI  02895

401-766-3384 •

The major goals of the RIPCS
are to:


1. The promotion of the community school model throughout the state with an active advisory board of public and private partners.


2. Timely and effective communications about Child Opportunity Zones and community school developments both locally and nationally.


3. Advocacy of the RI Child Opportunity Zones and the community school model at the state and local level.


4. Assistance to emerging community school programs in the state through professional development, resource development and technical assistance.




Community schools also focus on family and community education and engagement as a means to support student learning.

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