BVP Press Releases

Press Releases at Blackstone Valley Prep

Blackstone Valley Prep SAT and RICAS Data Show Many Bright Spots

CUMBERLAND ― Blackstone Valley Prep (BVP) once again posted strong academic results in the recently released results of the 2018-2019 administration of the SAT and the Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System (RICAS) assessments for 11th grade and grades 3-8 respectively. On the SAT, BVP outperformed the state and national averages, with an average score of […]

Diverse Charter Schools Coalition Recognizes Three Member Schools

Blackstone Valley Prep, Valor Collegiate, and the International School of Louisiana Receive the Coalition’s Inaugural Awards WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Diverse Charter Schools Coalition Board, members, staff, and partners honored Blackstone Valley Prep as School of the Year for best exemplifying the Coalition’s values. The Coalition also awarded Valor Collegiate as the Best Newcomer [...]

BVP and Civic Builders Host High School Groundbreaking Ceremony

Cumberland, RI – Yesterday Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy and Civic Builders held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the launch of construction of BVP High School. The school is projected to be ready for the 2017-18 school year. It will be home to 320 scholars, grades 9-12. Ceremony attendees included Lt. Governor Daniel McKee, Mayor […]

Blackstone Valley Prep Middle School 1 Named a Commended School

Today, the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) announced that Blackstone Valley Prep Middle School 1 (MS1) and twenty-one other schools across the state are Commended. RIDE’s 2016 classifications, the highest in their accountability system, are based on Composite Index Scores that comprise measures of student proficiency (in English language arts and mathematics), gap [...]

An Open Letter to the Blackstone Valley Prep Community

On Monday, June 20th, senior leadership at Blackstone Valley Prep learned that disrespectful and disparaging written comments about students and families were allegedly written by some of our high school staff. We immediately launched a full internal investigation which included interviewing the alleged teachers involved. That investigation is ongoing. Late yesterday, Blackstone [...]

Governor Raimondo honors 17 R.I. Commended Schools

At a ceremony at the Rockwell School (Bristol Warren), Governor Raimondo yesterday (June 14, 2016) honored the 17 schools that the R.I. Department of Education (RIDE) has designated as 2016 Commended Schools, the highest classification on the Rhode Island accountability system. The Rockwell School and the Fort Barton Elementary School (Tiverton) have been commended for […]