Textbook Loan Program 2015-2016


All books borrowed from the 2014-2015 school year must be returned before ordering for the new year. The drop-off and order location will be the Cumberland High School transitional building lower level, 2602 Mendon Road.

Tuesday, July 7th from 8:30am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 2:45pm will be the only make up date to order textbooks. Any late application for books that require ordering will not be honored after July 7, 2015.

Textbook Order Pickup Dates:

Monday, August 24, 2015 - Hours 8:30am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 2:45pm

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - Hours 8:30am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 2:45pm

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Hours 8:30am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 2:45pm



Original Notice:

Cumberland School Department Loan of Textbooks to Non-Public Students

The location for the drop off and ordering of textbooks will be at the Cumberland High School, Transitional building, 2602 Mendon Road, Cumberland.  Textbooks that were borrowed for the 2014-15 school year must be returned and new orders will be taken on the following dates:  Monday June 22nd, Tuesday June 23rd and Wednesday June 24th, from 8:30am to 11:45am and 1:00pm to 2:45pm.

Requests will not be honored until all currently loaned books are returned.  The following information is needed when placing the textbook order:  Complete title, author, publisher, copyright, date and ISBN number.

The Cumberland School Department will be requiring a $50 deposit on all text book orders for seniors only.

Late applications that require the ordering of new books may not be honored. 

If you have any questions or concerns please call 658-1600 ext 128.

Please note: This is a new extention and the only extention accepting calls.

Please refer to Policy for Loan of Textbooks to Non-Public Students available on www.cumberlandschools.org.

Click Here to view the policy.

Joyce Bonner
Lorna Lafond
Textbook Coordinators


Middle schools trade textbooks for techbooks

There's a Chromebook on every desk in Sean Connolly's 7th-grade social studies class at North Cumberland Middle School. But that's not unusual. Techbooks replaced textbooks in Cumberland's middle schools this year and every class looks like this now. Up front, there's a white board where Connolly is projecting images from his own Chromebook screen. (Valley Breeze photos by Marcia Green)
Click here for the full article at the Valley Breeze.com

AlphaBest Before and After School Program


Jenny Copans
Cumberland Area Manager
AlphaBEST Education, Inc.
Phone: 401-640-1441
Email:jcopans [at] alphabest [dot] org (subject: AlphaBest%20Cumberland) (jc)opans@alphabest.org


Early Admittance Information for Kindergarten and Grade I

Cumberland School Department is now taking applications from March 1 to May 1, 2015 for Early Admittance to Kindergarten/Grade One. Kindergarten students must turn 5 by December 31, 2015; Grade one students must turn 6 by December 31, 2015.

For application and Frequently Asked Questions brochure, go to website (www.cumberlandschools.org), or they can be picked up in the Assistant Superintendent’s Office in Central Administration, 2602 Mendon Rd.  ALL APPLICATIONS AND SUPPORTING MATERIALS MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN MAY 1, 2015. For more information, call Laurie Jencks, 401-658-1600, x303.

All applications must include a copy of updated and certified immunizations, certified birth certificate and proof of residency.

Please read the Early Entry Letter from the Assistant Superintendents office. This link is also found below.

Please choose the Early Admittance Procedure file below for the proper forms.