RUBBISH COLLECTION CHANGE FOR THANKSGIVING DAY: THE CITY OF EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT HAS ANNOUNCED THAT DUE TO THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd, RUBBISH AND YARD WASTE NORMALLY COLLECTED ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd, WILL BE DELAYED ONE DAY, AND COLLECTED ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 24th. REGULAR FRIDAY COLLECTION WILL BE DELAYED ONE DAY AND COLLECTED ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25th. RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO HAVE THEIR RUBBISH AND YARD WASTE CONTAINERS AT THE CURB LINE BY 6:00 A.M. THE REGULAR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY COLLECTIONS WILL RESUME ON THURSDAY, November 30th, AND FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1st.

Education

The East Providence School District educates approximately 5,800 students each year.  The below links will open up in another window for your convenience.

There are eight elementary schools and one early learning center that offer services to some 2,600 students. The schools are organized in grades K-5. The Meadowcrest Early Learning Center houses Pre-K, ESL K, and Special Education primary classes. 

There are two high performing middle schools, which provide instruction for 1,500 students in grades 6 through 8. Students are offered a wide range of academic courses, which include: Math; Science; English; Social Studies; Foreign Languages (French, Portuguese, and Spanish); Physical Education; Art; Choral Instruction; Band; Health; Family & Consumer Science; Library Science, and Technology and Computer Science. 

Special needs students receive a variety of services including Speech; Occupational Therapy; Physical Therapy; Resource; and Self-Contained Special Needs Instruction.

East Providence High School is a 2005 Regents’ Commended comprehensive high school. The community of East Providence High believes that education is the lifeblood of a fulfilled and productive individual. EP High recognizes a commitment to an educational process that recognizes the importance of student proficiency and performance based standards. 

East Providence High School is a comprehensive campus providing a vast array of over 153 different course offerings to guarantee individual needs of close to 2000 students. The Career & Technical Center provides 12 different vocational-technical course offerings. 

Along with a comprehensive academic program, EPHS also offers a wide array of co-curricular activities. There are 22 different clubs and committees for students to join. There are over 40 different athletic squads for all students to participate in. Students also participate in Upward Bound; Educational Talent Search; and The Children’s Crusade.