Report this review as inappropriate

« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
Public district
Providence, RI
Students enrolled: 529

4 stars
Based on 9 ratings

Let others know what you
think about this school

10 reviews of this school

This is a safe place to share your honest opinions of a school, whether good or bad.  Learn more.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 2

Posted March 18, 2014
- a parent
Robert f Kennedy elementary was not my choice of schools in 2008 but the school department said my original choice was far and Kennedy was closer. The teachers here seem to care somewhat , the principal is great, but what sucks is the music,art room are together they should be separate and there is no real music teacher just constant subs, the art teacher is wonderful, hardly any activities after school, no parties for the kids, no student of the week, or month no other awards for anything, im glad my daughter is graduating I just wish she could have better memories of this school and her elementary school years .

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 5

Posted December 29, 2013
- a community member
RFK is a grate school and also fun. I attended this school from 1992 to 2000. The teachers get to know the kids for who they are. They help the children to express themselves through art, music, dance, writing & etc. Lovely area to live in! Out of all my memories of RFK school, I always loved the walks the teachers will bring us on. So beautiful on a nice fall day.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 4

Posted September 22, 2013
- a community member
I loved this school so much. Back the early 00 s, most of the teachers were great except one or two. They pushed me to learn more and they gave me a lot of homework. Yes, there were a ton of buget cuts, but the school was still good. When I transferred to Paul Cuffe e, I was ahead in all of my studies. (And was kept back from advancing but that is another story). I don' t know if the teachers are still as good as before, but I do know that many of the ones who taugh t back then are now gone. one thing that irks me is building, it gets super hot in the summer and they crank up the heat too high in winter

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 5

Posted July 31, 2009
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 5

Posted June 23, 2009
- a community member
This review submitted without content.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 3

Posted October 07, 2008
- a student
This review submitted without content.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 5

Posted September 30, 2008
- a parent
I love this school and more importantly so does my son. The principal is outstanding and knows every childs first name.Their test scores say more than I ever could.Keep up the good work students,teachers,parents, and the Mrs. Picard. T.H.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 4

Posted May 08, 2008
- a parent
This review submitted without content.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 0
no rating

Posted April 12, 2008
- a teacher
This is the best public school in Providence. The teachers care about not only the education of the students but the students' welfare. They often reach out to help out to families.

Robert F. Kennedy El. School 4

Posted April 30, 2004
- a parent
While RFK has a great teaching staff and principal, it is more than a 16 to 1 student ratio. My daughter has 26 students in her class and my son has 24. Many programs that enriched the children have been eliminated because of cutbacks. RFK had a promising school band, but they can no longer perform because they do not have a teacher to lead them. I think this is sad. Our computers are gathering dust. Our children no longer have computer classes, again due to cutbacks. It is sad enough for me to take my children out of the Providence school system, however, I wish the teachers and staff well on the upcoming school year.

Nearby schools

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families. 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Robert F. Kennedy El. School
195 Nelson St, Providence, RI  02908
(401) 456-9403
Last modified Robert F. Kennedy El. School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Robert F. Kennedy El. School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top