The Johnston School Department includes a high school, middle school, four elementary schools and an early childhood…More center. According to the Rhode Island Department of Education, 3,100 students attend Johnston Schools.
Grades 1 through 5 are housed at the four elementary schools, with pre-K and Kindergarten centralized at the Early Childhood Center; grades 6, 7, and 8 at Ferri Middle School, and grades 9 through 12 at the high schools.
Superintendent Bernard DiLullo, a former assistant principal at Ferri and principal at Sara Dyer Barnes Elementary, was appointed to his current position in March 2010.
Lollipop Learning Center 2766b Hartford Ave, Johnston, RI02919 Founded by Johnston native Maria Da Silva Evangelista, Lollipop Learning Center is a daycare and preschool…More located on Hartford Avenue. The Center's staff of experienced early childhood educators offers a safe and engaging environment for children from infancy through preschool, emphasizing students' physical, emotional, cognitive and social development. Call Lollipop Learning Center for program and enrollment information.
Little Learners Pre-school & Enrichment Center provides all-day classes and instruction for toddlers (18-36…More months) and pre-school (3-5 years) aged children.
Classes are held Monday through Friday, with Saturday morning yoga instruction for children. During the day, children and teachers split into small groups for special itineraries: Art, Cooking, Yoga and Spanish, according to the school's website. Many of the instructors hold degrees in early childhood education.
The school is peanut-free, and is equipped to handle all First-Aid situations. Parents sign in their child upon arrival, and no one but the parent may pick the child up without written permission.
Parent-teacher conferences are held once a year in January. A monthly newsletter is mailed to parents and is also available on the school's website.