Our mission is to prepare every scholar to achieve their goals for college and the world beyond.
Our mission is to prepare every scholar to achieve their goals for college and the world beyond.

BVP staff


  • "BVP truly lives the scholar first mindset! All stakeholders often question, 'How can we do better for our scholars?'"

    Marjorie Cortico Ramirez, Director, Advancement Academy

BVP parent


  • “A BVP scholar is what every child is: dynamic, unique, and special in every way. Any child could be a BVP scholar because BVP serves all children.”

    Lina Mejia, Parent

BVP scholar


  • “Experiencing the socioeconomic diversity of Blackstone Valley through BVP has taught me to be empathetic to the situations of others.”

    Charlotte Geoghegan, College Class of 2023
  • “Understanding the needs of socioeconomic diversity I think prepares us to grow into better citizens.”
    Charlotte Geoghegan, College Class of 2023

ES3 Thespians Perform Frozen KIDS

“This was one of the best productions I have ever been in. Everyone had a great time, and it was so amazing to be in the play!” – Elementary School 3 Fourth Grade Cast Member   The auditorium was packed on Friday night as the ES3 Thespians [...]

ARTS Initiative

“Feed the body food and drink, it will survive today. Feed the soul art and music, it will live forever.” – Julie Andrews Scholars across our network are enjoying a range of new creative experiences thanks to a grant from the Rhode [...]

Sarah Anderson: My Favorite Civil Rights Books

By Sarah Anderson, CEO and Superintendent As we head into Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, I am reminded of some of my favorite books about civil rights — books that I have shared with students and my own children over the years, and ones [...]

A Conversation with BVP’s Teacher of the Year

Last June, Blackstone Valley Prep named Elementary School 2 first grade teacher Amanda Gotay its 2021-2022 Network Teacher of the Year. We recently spoke to Mrs. Gotay, a Rhode Island College graduate in her 12th year of teaching and fourth at [...]

our values

  • P Perseverance: We try our best even when it is hard.
  • R Respect: We take care of people and places, and appreciate each other’s differences.
  • I Integrity: We do the right thing even when no one is looking.
  • D Discipline: We expect the best from ourselves.
  • E Enthusiasm: We find and share joy.
  • +1 Love: We love and celebrate each other for our whole selves.