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Portsmouth District and Curriculum

The Portsmouth School Department uses the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) as a basis for its curricula, according to the guidelines given by RIDE, the Rhode Island Department of Education. The CCSS address the subjects of Mathematics and English Language Arts, with a focus on incorporating and mastering foundational skills early and maintaining use of these skills throughout the school career and beyond.

We currently cover the following Portsmouth-area school district: Portsmouth School Department.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Portsmouth District Curriculum

The Mathematics standards are divided into eleven categories which are referred to domains. The domains are counting and cardinality, operations and algebraic thinking, number and operations in base ten and fractions, measurement and data, geometry, ratios and proportional relationships, the number system, expressions and equations, statistics and probability, and functions.

The English Language Arts standards encompasses a broad set of foundational standards that apply from kindergarten to grade twelve and a set of standards that applies to grades six to twelve only. The basic standards for all grades consist of anchor standards for reading literature and informational text in a range of difficulty levels, writing, speaking, listening, and language. The more advanced standards for higher grades are focused on literacy in history, social studies, science, and other technical subjects. The Common Core Standards define what students should be able to understand and do at the end of each grade in order to be prepared to enter a college or career.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Portsmouth Educational News

  • Kitchen Tours - The Portsmouth Public Education Foundation (PPEF) hosts kitchen tours each year. The event raises funds for school grants that supplement school budgets and make extra-curricular activities possible. Seven homeowners opened their homes to over 250 participants, serving food and beverages provided by generous sponsors from the community.
  • Washington, D.C Trip - Ten students from Portsmouth High School participated in a trip to Washington D.C. organized by Project Close-Up and the high school’s history teacher. Highlights of the trip included the Holocaust Museum, the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and the offices of current Rhode Island senators.
  • College Fairs - College fairs are an invaluable tool for students to learn about universities that they may not have the opportunity to visit in person. Stonehill College hosted a NEACAC-sponsored college fair for 170 colleges and universities. With one trip to Easton, MA, students met with representatives from the colleges and gathered a lot of information in one evening.

Portsmouth Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed

SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.

Chalk Talk: An Enjoyable Walk to School

Do you walk to school? This is a great opportunity to socialize. You can spend this quality time chatting with your parents or guardian if their schedule allows them to accompany you on your walk. You can also walk with a friend or two who will follow the same route to school. If you walk alone, you can still make great use of your time and enjoy your walk. Admire any trees, gardens, and architecture that you pass. Think positively about the school day that you will have or rehearse aloud presentations that you will need to give. You can also listen to music if you have a portable device, though you should always remove the headset to cross the road. You can increase the health benefits of your walk by walking a little more briskly for short bursts of time. By applying these suggestions, you can look forward to a fun and beneficial walk to school.