Our Mission Statement

Igniting Learning. Impacting Communities. Inventing Our Tomorrows.

The mission of Farmington Area Public Schools, the center of innovation and the cultivation of ideas, is to ensure that each student reaches his or her highest aspirations while embracing responsibility to community through a system distinguished by:

  • Supporting individuality while understanding our interdependence
  • Developing wisdom and integrity of each individual
  • Nurturing the will to succeed in each student
  • Personalized learning environments
  • Deep community collaboration
Xander Smaby
Smaby Receives Schulze Innovation Scholarship
Updated on 04/09/2019
Xander Smaby, a senior at Farmington High School, is one of less than 10 students to receive the Schulze Innovation Scholarship from the University of St. Thomas this year. This highly competitive scholarship and academic program provides recipients with full-tuition for four years at the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, the chance to work with business advisors and mentors, and the opportunity to gain seed capital for a startup after graduation. The program website says, “This one-of-a-kind experience nurtures students into innovative, entrepreneurial leaders, and helps to launch their careers.” 
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FHS Robotics: Building Community
Updated on 04/05/2019
This year the FHS Robotics Club took on a special project helping one of our youngest community members. Since this story first published in December, it's been covered by NBC, CBS, CNN, USA Today, the New York Post, the Daily Mail, and more! We are incredibly proud of our students and so happy they were able to help a young child move and explore. If you haven't heard the story yet, check out the original account here or see additional coverage linked inside this article. 
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March 2019 Healthy Hero: Caroline Bussmann
Updated on 03/22/2019
Caroline Bussmann, a teacher at Riverview Elementary School, was chosen as the Farmington Area Public Schools Healthy Hero for March 2019! Caroline was nominated by her colleague Beth Schneider for her dedication to pursuing lifelong fitness.  
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