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.

LaPerche School Newsletters

School Newsletters can be found here.  Copy and paste the link for the newsletter you wish to view.


August 2015-  https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/pn41t

September 1, 2015--Reminder for the first day--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/5q8ta

September 8, 2015--Volunteer Opportunities--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/pfss9

September 30, 2015--Spirit Day and Community Spirit-https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/rrt36

October 4, 2015--Reminders for the Week--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/dsmf9

October 12, 2015--Picture Day, Pink Out Day and More Updates...--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/s313d

October 23, 2015--Pink Out Day and Science Photos--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/58mh2

November 1, 2015--Food Drive, Spirit Wear and Funny4Funds--https://www.smore.com/app/pages/preview/xrkar


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.