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Dr. Thomas W. Kenworthy, Assistant Superintendent

29 Middle Road, Portsmouth, RI  02871

401-683-1039, ext. 5

Administrative Assistant: Ms. Rhodes, email: rhodesh@portsmouthschoolsri.org

Central Administration Office hours:  8:00am - 4:00pm


Dr. Thomas Kenworthy is the Assistant Superintendent of the Portsmouth Public Schools. His main responsibilities include oversight of all matters related to teaching and learning. Prior to his appointment in Portsmouth Dr. Kenworthy served as principal of North Kingstown High School where state assessment scores and graduation rates increased every year during his tenure. He previously worked in a fellowship at the Rhode Island Department of Education and as a middle school principal in the Cumberland School District. He began his career in education as a social studies teacher and athletic coach at La Salle Academy and North Kingstown High School.

Dr. Kenworthy holds a B.A. in secondary education/social studies from Rhode Island College, a M.Ed. in school administration from Providence College, and a C.A.G.S. and Ed.D. in educational leadership from Johnson & Wales University. He is a former United States Marine.

Tom and his wife are the proud parents of two daughters.