Captain Isaac Paine School, 160 Foster Center Road, Foster, RI

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Parents, please view the following publications on absenteeism:

A Report on Absenteeism in the Nation's Public Schools

Early Learning Fact Sheet: Focus on Reducing Chronic Early Absence

Please click the link below for some helpful information from the CDC in a publication entitled: "How to Talk with your Children about Ebola."

Ebola Factsheet for Kids

We are rebuilding the Paine School website! Click on the link below for a preview:

New website

Please click the link below to view information from the CDC about Enterovirus D68. Thanks!

What Parents Need to Know about Enterovirus D68

Wecome back to school! Please click the link below to view our updated Student Handbook. Thanks!

Student Handbook

Click below to view our lunch menu:


Paine School is accepting proposals for the following projects:
Egress Windows
Architectural Services

Please click the following link for more details.
Request for Proposals

The Rhode Island Broadcasters Cancellation system is active 365 days a year. Click below for the latest news about school closings and delays.

School closings and delays

Parents - can you spare 10 minutes to help raise funds for our school? Please see the new "Rewards" webpage in the menu under "Info for Parents", or click the link below. Thanks for shopping!
CIP Rewards

For some helpful thoughts about speaking with children about violence, please download the following publication from the National Association of School Psychologists (

Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers

Learn more about our Journey to Success and the ideas behind our Pyramid of Success from the following website:

Heating assistance is available
for families who qualify.
If you need heating assistance,
contact the agency nearest you:

East Bay CAP 437-5102
South County CAP 789-3016
West Bay CAP 732-4660
Tri Town CAP 351-2750
Blackstone Valley CAP 723-0227
Providence CAP 273-0882
Cranston CAP 467-7013

Foster School District is a dynamic education community,
which guarantees all students a quality education
through a commitment to excellence.

In student-centered, academically challenging environments that cultivate character, celebrate learning and foster collaboration, the staff, families and greater community of the Foster School District, as partners, will develop creative, lifelong learners with the skills and enthusiasm to shape a changing world.

We Believe:

  • high achievement requires high expectations.
  • quality education demands shared responsibility.
  • all people are teachers and learners.
  • quality results are achieved through collaboration and a commitment to common goals.
  • the education of children demands a commitment to their physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.

We Will:

  1. Always base our decisions on what is best for children.
  2. Continually evaluate and improve our educational programs.
  3. Always provide a safe and orderly environment for everyone.
  4. Always welcome and actively encourage families and the community to assist in the education of children.
  5. Always treat every individual with respect.
  6. Never tolerate any actions or circumstances that degrade any individual.
  7. Always conduct ourselves at the highest level of professionalism.
  8. Always provide equal access to the curriculum for all students.
  9. Always make decisions which are consistent with the Strategic Plan.

Copyright 2011-2014 Captain Isaac Paine Elementary School. All rights reserved.
160 Foster Center Road Foster, RI 02825 401-647-5100