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Information For Families

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Rhode Island Public Schools

RI Vaccination Requirements

  • DTaP/DTP/Td - 5doses
  • Polio - 4 doses
  • MMR - 2 doses
  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • Varicella -1 dose (or documentated history of chicken pox)


RI Kindergarten Eligibility Requirements

  • 5 years of age on or before September 1


RI 1st Grade Eligibility Requirements

  • 6 years of age on or before September 1

Local Public Schools Website Superintendent
Middletown Public Schools Rosemarie Kraeger
Newport Public Schools Colleen Burns Jermain
Portsmouth Public Schools Ana C. Riley
Tiverton Public Schools William J. Rearick
Jamestown Public Schools Dr. Kenneth Duva, Ph.D.
North Kingstown Public Schools
Jamestown High School Students attend North Kingstown High School Phil Auger, Ph.D.
Newport County Regional
Special Education
(Little Compton, Middletown and Tiverton) Sarah Kraeger

For comprehensive information on Rhode Island Schools consult the Rhode Island Department of Education website:

For information about private schools in Rhode Island visit:

For information about Homeschooling in Rhode Island visit:

For information about the Navy Exceptional Family Member Program visit:

For free tutoring services 24/7 Kindergarten-adult:

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

The Exceptional Family Member (EFMP) Program has been established to identify long-term medical problems (including physical and emotional issues) and/or special educational needs of military families by clicking here.

EFMP Case Manager at Naval Health Clinic New England
Naval Health Clinic New England
Karen Lytle RN, BSBA, CCM, CMC
43 Smith Road
Newport, RI 02841
OFFICE PHONE: (401) 841-6041
FAX: (401) 841-3368
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Liaison
Tammy Piol
1260 Peary St.
Newport, RI 02841
OFFICE PHONE: (401) 841-2148
FAX: (401) 841-7698


Transitioning & Partnership Resources

Key Websites:  Military Interstate Compact | Great Schools | MWR, CYP and Youth Sponsorship | Signup for Military Child Care

Recreation:  4-H | Purple Camps | Boys & Girls Clubs of America | YMCA
The U.S. Navy neither endorses nor supports the above non-military organizations. They are provided as a purely informational resource for families.

Fleet & Family:  Fleet & Family Support | Child & Youth Programs (CYP) | CYP Parent Handbook | Morale, Welfare & Recreation | Family Housing

Youth Sponsorship Program

The Youth Sponsorship program is designed to assist young people in making the transition from one installation to another successfully. It is our goal to help incoming youth adjust and get connected with a youth sponsor at the installation. Youth Sponsors will provide information about area schools, attractions and the surrounding community. This program is created by and for youth with youth involvement in every aspect of the program. Contact the NAVSTA Newport Child & Youth Programs for more information.

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