Coventry Public Schools

Procedure to Receive Private School Textbooks

Coventry residents who have children in Grades K-12 attending non-public schools may request textbooks in Mathematics, Science, Foreign Language, History/Social Studies, and English/Language Arts. 




All books currently on loan must be returned on or before Thursday, June 23, 2016 to

Coventry Public Schools 1675 Flat River Road before new books will be ordered.

Damaged or lost books must be paid in full before new books are ordered.



Go to the website

Click on Non-Public Textbook Information

The online ordering system will be available Friday, May 13, 2016 to Friday July 8, 2016.




Requested textbooks may be picked up at the Coventry Public Schools Administration Building on Thursday, August 11, 2016, Friday, August 12, 2016 or Friday, August 19, 2016, between the hours of 9:00AM and 1:00PM.   These are the only dates and times books will be available for pickup.




Late orders are strongly discouraged, as we may not be able to acquire textbooks prior to the start of school.  If requesting books after the Friday, July 8, 2016 deadline, please follow the directions below. 

1.       Check the RI Department of Education website to determine if your textbook(s) are RIDE approved.  Click here for the RIDE Website.    

2.       If the book(s) are on the RI Department of Education website, you need to email Josephine Beaudoin at to see if the book(s) are available from the district.  If the book(s) are available you will be notified to pick up book(s).

3.       If the book(s) are not available, you will receive an email authorization to obtain the textbook(s) yourself.  Click here to view Non-Public Textbook Vendors.

4.       In order to be reimbursed, a copy of the email authorization and the book receipt(s) must be submitted for reimbursement.  The district will reimburse the lowest price listed for the textbook(s).  We do not reimburse for shipping and handling.  All reimbursement paperwork must be received in our district office by Friday, October 7, 2016.