Schedule of Tuition
Application & Forms
At The Tomaquag Indian
390A Summit Road
Exeter, RI 02822
Narragansett Indian Tribe
RI Indian Council
South County, RI
Visit Rhode Island
Charlestown Chamber of
Some of our students showing our gifts to the people of Haiti
Nuweetooun means “Our Home”
It’s a school with the nurturing environment of home.
Please help our programs at Nuweetooun School. Your donation will positively affect a child’s life.
Our mission at Nuweetooun School is to teach the whole child; mind, body, and spirit in a way that fires ones imagination for life-long learning.
Nuweetooun School is State approved
Our staff is highly qualified
Teachers are state certified.
|Students doing some autumn gardening
||Students drumming at recess
Come Join Our Circle
Preserve our culture, history, arts, & language.
Share our knowledge with our youth and protect the next seven generations. Kataputush.
Join us for culturally centered learning through interdisciplinary units of study.
We are offering education programs for Kindergarten through Grade 8 in a small nurturing environment for 40 students to develop themselves as life-long learners as well as learning to honor themselves, others, Mother Earth, and the Creator.
Our Highlights and Student Activities
Grades 5-8 are part of Pequot Museum Archeology National Science Foundation Grant
Learned about Kettle holes, river formation and other geological formations
Watershed study with Dinalyn Spears
Created aquifers and model water cycles
Designed and built model fishing weirs
Found new hiking trails, and learned Gardening
Participated in state celebration- created Native themed wreath
We wrote letters to Veterans and received good responses
Learned about Haiti and gave donations
Acted as student docents in the Museum
Created Thanksgiving Address in Narragansett language and put it in a basket mural
Beaded earrings and picture frames as gifts
Eastern Woodland Pottery
Drum and sing daily
Toured State House
We went to the Nutcracker Ballet
Visited Pequot Museum
Visited Gilbert Stuart Museum as part of Rhode Island study
Studied cranberries and went picking at a bog
|Explorers doing color experiments
||Investigators making an aquifer
We are enrolling Students for 2005-2006 school year. Your child will learn in an environment that teaches respect, empowers students to follow their dreams, teaches students to be self-motivated, and own their own learning. Students are models for one another, serve as peer mentors, and as leaders for our school and communities. Students learn to be independent thinkers and develop into mature, competent, and passionate individuals.
All new students enrolled by July 1st receive $500 discount on tuition.
Join our Circle at Nuweetooun School
1. Contact staff for pre-admission packet
2. Schedule a tour of school
3. Meet with staff to discuss the program and curriculum (full curriculum may be viewed)
Small class sizes provided to facilitate individual learning.
All subjects are taught and integrated into experiential interdisciplinary units when applicable.
Students are taught in a multi-age setting which encourages leadership, mentoring, and community values.
Students are taught through whole group, small group and individual instruction.
Transportation and Hours
School Bus transportation is available in South County. (call for town list)
Students who live outside of South County may enroll if parents provide transportation.
School hours are 8:30am - 3pm.
All Day Kindergarten
After-school program available at Tomaquag
School calendar available on website or by request.
Unique Learning Opportunities
Tomaquag Museum used for extended learning.
Arcadia Management Area used for environmental learning.
Trip to Washington D.C.
We invite you to visit us.
To make an appointment please call 401-491-9063
or e-mail us at Lorenspears@tomaquagmuseum.com.