Mission Statement

The mission of R.C. LaPerche Elementary School, as an inclusive learning community devoted to high standards and best teaching practices for all students, is to inspire life-long learning and to develop responsible, self-confident children capable of effective communication and problem solving, through a collaboration of parents, teachers, students, and the community, which fosters a safe, respectful environment, recognizing diversity and individuality.

December PTA Meeting--Wednesday, December 7

The December PTA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 7 at 6:30 with the 5th grade committee meeting scheduled for 7:30.  For all upcoming events, please visit the calendar which can be found above under the "Parent Info" page.  Additionally, you can add our calendar to your calanedar by clicking on the +Google Calendar in the bottom right hand corner. 

Raymond C. LaPerche Elementary School is one of four elementary schools in the Smithfield Public School system. Our school is dedicated to Raymond C. LaPerche, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in the Smithfield Public Schools for 41 years. LaPerche first opened its doors in 1968 and presently serves students in kindergarten to grade five.