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.

School News

LaPerche PTA

Visit http://rclaperchepta.org/ for the latest news from the LaPerche PTA!

Looking for past newsletters?

Look under the parent info tab under newsletters!

6.17.2013 Town Meeting Video

Please click on the image below to watch the June 17 Town Meeting video.

2.27.2013 Town Meeting Video

To watch the February 27 Town Meeting, please click on the image below.

Town Meeting Video

To watch a video from the December 20th Town Meeting, please click on the image below.


Town Meeting Video

To watch the October 26 Town Meeting, please click on the link below.

Are you recieving emails from LaPerche?

If you are not receiving emails from LaPerche, please let us know so we can check your email address and correct it in our system. We want to keep you informed of all that is happening at LaPerche! You can email Mrs. Dorsey at jdorsey [at] smithfield-ps [dot] org Thank you!

Looking for Parents

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 26th, at 3:35 is our first School Improvement Team meeting for this year. We have assembled a great team but are looking for two more parents to serve on the committee. If you are interested please call Mrs. Dorsey at 231-6652. Thank you!
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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.