North Smithfield High School earns "Commended" status

 North Smithfield High School

North Smithfield High School has earned the distinction of being named as one of Rhode Island’s 22 “Commended” schools of 2016.  This is the highest rank attainable under the Rhode Island Department of Education’s ranking. Of the schools selected, there were only 2 high schools that made the list of top performing schools in RI, and North Smithfield is one of them!

RIDE scores schools on the following criteria, ranking them by a composite index score: student proficiency levels on Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams, the closing of learning gaps between the lowest-achieving students and performance standards of the PARCC exams, a student’s measured annual improvement on exams and the Class of 2015 graduation rate.

Congratulations to our students and staff for a job well done!

2016 NSHS Financial Aid Night

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s) of seniors:

Financial Aid Night has been scheduled for Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 7:00 PM in the North Smithfield High School Library. 

This workshop is sponsored by the Guidance Department and the Rhode Island Association of Financial Aid Officers.  Mr. Michael Joyce, Director of Program Administration, Division of Higher Education Assistance, Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner, will offer a two-part program on financial aid for both seniors and their parent(s) or guardian(s).  The first section of the program will provide a general overview of the current status of financial aid.  The remainder of the program will be a step-by-step explanation of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE that is required by some schools.

If your child is planning to enter a university, college, community college, or a post-secondary trade or technical school after their senior year, you are encouraged to attend this program.

****Thank you to all who attended last night.  Documents from the presentation attached for you.*****

College Financial Aid Workshop hosted by Senator Jack Reed

Senator Jack Reed will host a Financial Aid workshop on Monday, November 21, 2016 from 6-730 PM at the CCRI Warwick Campus. Details attached.


NSHS Mock Election

The Social Studies Department is excited about hosting the Mock Election on November 3rd in conjunction with the Rhode Island Secretary of State's officYou may access ballot information from this link, the attached form, or via Google Classroom (each grade level Guidance account).

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