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    wake up read WAKE Up and Read …  Farmington Woods will be participating for the sixth year in a book donation program. As a school we will be collecting books from January 6th - February 15th!! To help make this easier, Mrs. Grice or Mrs.Wilson will stand at the front of the school to collect books in the carpool lane on Wednesdays and Thursdays from January 15th - Feb 13th. Also, books can always be dropped off in the Inquiry Center!

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    General School Information 2019-20

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    Need to Enroll for 2019-20 or 2020-2021?

    1) Review and complete an online registration packet for your child. Please wait for the school to contact you after completing the online registration process to insure all required information is available to complete enrollment at the school. 

    2) After your online registration is received by the school, registrations are then finalized at the school by appointment, typically 9-11am daily. The school will contact you so set up your appointment. 

    Todos los dias de escuela en Farmington Woods,  tendremos a un miembro de la facultad bilingue a la entrada de la escuela. La Sra. Gravino, le ayudara de 8:45 a 9:10 si usted tiene una pregunta,  tiene algun problema o necesita informacion. Cuando la Sra. Gravino no este presente, el Sr. George estara disponible. Les trataremos de ayudar con mucho gusto!

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Awards and Recognition

  • FWES is named a National Magnet School of Excellence 2018

    MSA School of Excellence To receive a national merit award, members of Magnet Schools of America must submit a detailed application that is scored by a panel of educators. These schools are judged and scored on their demonstrated ability to

    • raise student academic achievement,
    • promote racial and socioeconomic diversity,
    • provide integrated curricula and instruction,
    • and create strong family and community partnerships that enhance the school’s magnet theme

    Magnet School of Excellence Awards are given to only a select group of magnet schools that have demonstrated the highest level of excellence in all facets of the merit award application.

    We are very proud of our students, staff and families and the excellence they inspire each day! Mrs. Pierce will attend the National Magnet Conference in April, 2018 to accept our award. A school wide celebration will be planned for later this spring! 



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  • MSA Certification  MSA Certification

    Certified in the Magnet Schools of America Standards of Excellence! 

    Farmington Woods IB/PYP Magnet Elementary School was among the first 55 schools located in 12 states (AL, CA, CT, FL, LA, MD, NC, NV, SC, TN, TX, and WI) to successfully complete an approximately nine month evaluation process and demonstrate through evidence, reflection, and strategic action that it has established the best practices entailed in the Magnet School Standards of Excellence

    “In an increasingly complex school choice environment, parents, families, students, and local communities can be confident that each nationally certified magnet school is held to the same high standards,” said MSA Executive Director Todd Mann. “The certification process is groundbreaking and the first of its kind. It was created to recognize our most exemplary magnet programs.”

    The national certification process is based on the Magnet School Standards of Excellence and the five pillars of magnet schools (diversity; innovative curriculum and professional development; academic excellence; high quality instructional systems; and, family and community partnerships). These pillars and standards define the essential elements and characteristics of high-quality magnet programs.


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