We are ready for the PHS Class of 2023 !
Commencement Information Below
Student Population = 2168
PHS = 793 PMS = 618 Hathaway = 427 Melville = 330
US News and World Report
Portsmouth High School is ranked #5 in the state.
Portsmouth has a 95% 4-year graduation rate.
PHS Math = 542 State Math = 460 PHS Verbal = 543 State Verbal = 479
CTE in PSD
The Portsmouth School Department offers CTE programs in Visual Arts and Design, Childhood Education, A/V Technology and Communications, and Engineering and Design.
Currently, Portsmouth offers an LEA Pathway in Criminal Justice.
Post Secondary Enrollment
63% of all students plan to attend a 4-year college or university, and 20% attend a 2-year college or technical school. 13% of students plan to enter the workforce and 2.9% plan on going into a trade. The military will be the future home of .4% of PHS graduates.
Green Ribbon School (2021)
Portsmouth was one of two districts in RI that was awarded the Green Ribbon by the USDOE in recognition of its cost-saving, health-promoting, and performance-enhancing sustainability practices.
The Rhode Island Board of Education recognizes School Committee Member Isabelle Kelly for her successful completion of the Rhode Island Association of School Committee's Leadership Academy.
SRO Lemar was recently presented with the Crystal Apple Award from the leadership at the Portsmouth Middle School for his work as an SRO. His effectiveness in this position has made a difference building relationships with students, staff and administration.
Shout out to Mr. Costa and all of the work he does for the IT Department and WPHS Live !
Portsmouth's 2022 Teacher of the Year Kevin Reilly recognized at Educator Waterfire in Providence.
Sarah Hunicke was recognized at Educator Waterfire for being National Board Certified Teacher in Library Media/Early Childhood through young adulthood! Way to go, Sarah !!
The U.S. Department of Education announced Portsmouth as a 2021 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School.
Victoria Travis, a 3rd-grade special educator at Hathaway, was recently presented with an NBC 10/RIDE Golden Apple Award.
Superintendent Kenworthy and Deputy Superintendent Viveiros supporting the Life Skills student store.
WPHS Live on YouTube! Your broadcasting station for all Live Portsmouth Patriots Sports, News, and Events!
Melville Elementary School
Freckle Math learning time
Principal Laurie helping out the Bwana Iguana.
PHS fans support PHS Athletics rain or shine !
Congratulations to Mrs. Hole for running the BOSTON MARATHON! She raised over $12,000 for @HerrenProject !
Family Night at Escobar Farm supporting Portsmouth Middle, Hathaway & Melville Schools