Dr. Joseph A. Whelan Elementary School

1440 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 02904
Phone: (401) 233-1180  |  Fax: (401) 353-1465

Principal: Mrs. Amanda Donovan 

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1 week ago
Cali, the Cranston Therapy dog visits Whelan today! What a great way to start our Monday morning meetings. #sel @joegoho @NPAsstSupt @Cranstonpolice https://t.co/QuEJNcHhCu WhelanEsRI photo
2 weeks ago
Today we celebrated the retirement of our custodian, Mr. Lou. Whelan will miss him dearly. This year couldn’t have gone smoothly without him. Congratulations Lou on your retirement! @NPAsstSupt @joegoho https://t.co/0QnyoeD4YZ WhelanEsRI photo


Our school is home to approximately 285 students, where educators work with children to help them grow academically, emotionally, and socially. The Whelan community builds together, and educates the whole child through encouragement, creativity, innovation, and personalized learning to meet student needs.

We build on the skills and passions students have at the earliest stages of their educational career, in kindergarten through 5th-grade, setting our children up for success and enthusiasm-fueled instruction. All students at Whelan are respected, heard, appreciated, and engaged.

We’re committed to ensuring our students and families are able to make the most out of these essential elementary years of schooling, an experience that will serve as the first chapter of their educational career and create priceless childhood memories.

A love of lifelong learning begins here.

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Whelan Mask Order Form

Whelan Elementary Masks! Show your school spirit by ordering a personalized JAWS mask! Click the order form below for more information! Please contact our PTO with any questions! Mask order form: Click Here!  

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