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.

Dr. Paolucci and Mr. Clough to Speak at PTA meeting-Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30


 On Tuesday, March 6, Dr. Judy Paolucci, Superintendent of Smithfield Schools, and Mr. Sean Clough, School Committee Chair, will be joining us for our PTA meeting.  Please mark your calendars and plan to join us at 6:30 as they provide an update and answer questions about the Elementary Reconfiguration project.  Thank you! 


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.