Middletown High School is seeking highly motivated students from ANYWHERE district in RHODE ISLAND (entering grade 9 or 10) who want to pursue their interests and passions. We offer three academies that lead to college credit and/or industry certification to our students. 

Health Careers Academy

Industrial Design & Manufacturing Academy

Computer Science Academy

Tuition is provided by the sending district for accepted students. Transportation is provided to students from: Newport, Portsmouth, Tiverton and Little Compton (region 5). Additional transportation options may be available under certain conditions.

Application Materials

Contact Information

CTE Coordinator

Mrs. Donna Sweet
Principal, MHS / CTE Coordinator

Health Careers Academy



  • 4 course sequence through PLTW

CNA Option- available starting school year 24-25

  • Follows Biomedical first two course sequence 

  • CNA certificate course 3rd course-2025SY

  • Work-Based learning in the Middletown community

Pharm Tech/EMT- available for class of 2026

  • Follows Biomedical first two course sequence 

  • CVS partnership

  • Work-based learning in the Middletown community

Personal Fitness- available for class of 2025

  • Follows Biomedical first two course sequence

Industrial Design  & Manufacturing Academy



  • Course description & sequence review-In progress

Future expansion

  • Fine Arts

    • Screen Printing-Class of 2029

  • Advanced manufacturing

  • Construction or Marine Trades

Computer Science Academy


Computer Science

  • 4 course sequence-PLTW

  • CS4RI sequence-URI

Future expansion

  • Cybersecurity

  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

Any Rhode Island High School student may enroll.
It is the policy of Middletown Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. Middletown Public Schools will take steps to assure that lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in all educational and vocational programs.

The following individuals have been designated to coordinate compliance:

504 Coordinator:
Lisa Birkett,
Director of Student Services 

Title IX Coordinator
Michelle Fonseca,
Assistant Superintendent