Resources for Students & Families

Below are resources to assist families and students while schools are closed. 

Food Resources
Health Resources 
Childcare Resources 
Technology Resources

Food Resources

Meals for Students

-- Grab-and-go meals are available to all Farmington Area Public Schools students on regularly scheduled school days. Meals will be available at Akin Road Elementary (5231 195th St. W., Farmington, MN 55024) and Farmington Elementary (500 Maple St., Farmington, MN 55024 ) between the hours of 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. If you have questions, concerns or need accommodations please contact Chartwells, our Food Service provider, at (651)463-5025 or

Health Resources


Nurses Hotline

Beginning March 30, 2020, Farmington Area Public Schools nursing staff will be available via phone hotline to answer health questions for our families and staff members. A nurse will be available from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the following number: 651-460-3106. 

If the line is busy please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. You should consult your own medical provider for specific advice related to your health. Please call 911 or your provider for emergencies.

Talking to your child about COVID-19
-- PBS Kids: How to talk to your kids about coronavirus 
-- Coronavirus BrainPOP Video
-- The Yucky Bug by Julia Cook (Video)
-- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource from the National Association of School Psychologists 

Childcare Resources

Temporary Emergency Childcare 

Temporary Emergency Child Care will only be available at the Meadowview location, only for emergency personnel staff, healthcare workers, and ISD 192 core staff (check with your supervisor). Please contact Community Education at 651-460-3200 for details. 
 — Click here to register for Temporary Emergency Child Care for the children of emergency workers.


Technology Resources

Distance Learning iPad Helpline For Parents and Students: 651-463-5090

Distance Learning iPad Repair
iPad First Aid and important information on getting your iPad repaired during distance learning.  

Free Internet 

Charter Communications, one of the broadband Internet service providers for our attendance area, is offering free Spectrum Internet and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households who do not currently have a Spectrum broadband subscription and have children in grades K-12 and/or college. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
To enroll, please call 1-844-488-8395 and see the following link for additional information:

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