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.

Summer Reading Activity Packets Now Available

Dear Parents,
Below are the Summer Reading Activity packets for each grade. Please print the appropriate booklet for your child and help them in completing all of the activities. This will help your child retain the skills they have learned during the past school year.

We wish you a safe, successful and enjoyable summer,

Mrs. Olson and R.C. LaPerche Teachers

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.