James B. Farnsworth Elementary School

At Farnsworth, we believe in high expectations for all stakeholders. In our safe and nurturing environment, we are committed to providing an inclusive education with rigorous, differentiated instruction designed to engage all learners. We envision our students to be physically and emotionally healthy lifelong learners who are college and career ready.

Our school aspires to provide strong instructional programs and high quality teaching that promotes interest in life-long learning.

Students, Families, Staff and Community - We are all a Team at Farnsworth!


Students will continue to learn at home to begin the second quarter.

For more information, please visit: https://www.cps.edu/school-reopening-2020/


Farnsworth Updates

• Get the latest news and notes on the Farnsworth Updates page.

Find out more about Farnsworth PTA

Applying to High School

Make sure finding the perfect CPS program is something you can be thankful for this year. Get a head start or wrap up you GoCPS application this week. Best wishes for a safe and enjoyable holiday from the entire GoCPS team! go.cps.edu

Asegúrese de que encontrar el programa perfecto de escuela secundaria de CPS sea una de las cosas por la cual pueda dar gracias este año. Complete su solicitud de GoCPS durante las vacaciones de Acción de Gracias.¡De parte de todo el equipo de GoCPS, le deseamos unas vacaciones seguras y agradables! go.cps.edu

Google Classroom Parent Guide

Looking for information and tips on using Google Classroom? Find out more.


CPS Student Rights & Responsibilities

CPS revised the Student Rights & Responsibilities in 2020. Find out more.

Healthy CPS

The Children and Family Benefits Unit of the Office of Student Health and Wellness can help you apply for low cost or free health insurance (Medicaid) and SNAP at no cost.

Find out more! / Manage your case online!