Our mission: To prepare every scholar for success in college and the world beyond.
Our mission: To prepare every scholar for success in college and the world beyond.

BVP staff


  • "I choose to work at BVP because I truly believe in our intentional diversity model and the notion that all kids deserve an equal education no matter their zip code."

    Jessica Loisel, Elementary School 2 Teacher

BVP parent


  • "Having been a BVP family since its inception, we can attest to the rigor of the education, the substance of the community, and the quality of the faculty and staff."

    Lori Barden, 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
  • “My family can’t say enough. I'm grateful every day that my daughter's exposed to high academic rigor, homework, activities, and a community of motivated teachers.”

    Lina Mejia, Parent
  • RT @larango_bvp : The Black Student Union visited @universityofri today, toured campus, ate at Butterfield & met members of URI’s BSU. THAN… 4 days ago
  • As the old saying goes, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Happy birthday to our high school dean,… https://t.co/AV8eonpWuU 2 weeks ago

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 [...]

Sarah Anderson Named CEO and Superintendent of BVP

With incredible enthusiasm, Blackstone Valley Prep is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Anderson as Chief Executive Officer and Superintendent, effective October 2, 2022. Sarah joined BVP in 2015, served as Chief Academic Officer [...]

our values

  • P Perseverance means we work as long and as hard as it takes to be successful.
  • R Our community is built on a mutual respect for all opinions and views.
  • I Having integrity means being truthful and accountable for ourselves, always.
  • D We understand that discipline is the key to success as we strive for high expectations.
  • E When you work hard, it is essential to show enthusiasm and find joy in your work.