About Cumberland High School

Core Values & Belief Statement

The Cumberland High School Community promotes development of a culture in which students are respectful, responsible, and ready to succeed.  We guide our students to be actively involved in the learning process that combines academic depth of understanding with higher-order thinking, problem-solving, risk-taking, and creativity.  We offer opportunities for students, as members of a 21st-century world society, to become life-long learners and informed, productive citizens.

CHS At-A-Glance 

  • Cumberland High School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
  • 28 Advanced Placement courses offered in science, math, technology, fine art, English, world languages, and social studies
  • 82 percent of Class of 2018 graduates planned to further their education in college, or technical/trade schools (80% went on to 2- and 4-year colleges, 2% went on to technical or trade schools)

  • 5 percent of Class of 2018 graduates planned to enlist full-time in military branches
  • 13 percent of graduates planned to move directly into the workforce or were undecided upon graduation

Non-Discrimination Statement & Policy

It is the policy of the Cumberland High School not to discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, color, or handicap in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Additionally, the lack of English language skills of national origin minority persons will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs. Inquiries regarding compliance with laws related to sex discrimination may be directed to the Assistant Superintendent. Inquiries related to handicapped accessibility may be directed to the Special Education Director.

Any questions related to equal educational and employment opportunity may be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights in Education
Rhode Island Department of Education
225 Westminster Street, Providence, RI 02903


The United States Office of Civil Rights
Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02107

at (617) 223-4405

Program Accessibility

All courses and student activities at Cumberland High School are available without discrimination to handicapped individuals as defined by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and/or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Whenever a handicapped individual selects a course or an activity for participation, that activity, if inaccessible, will be relocated to an accessible area without delay. In no instance will the relocation of the activity be delayed beyond two (2) school days. The principal is responsible for implementing this policy by relocating programs within the building

 Chart your own course

Cumberland High School
2600 Mendon Road
Cumberland, RI 02864

Cumberland High School Assistant Principal
& Director of Pathways


(401) 658-2600

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