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!

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February 2018

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2017 - 2018 School Year


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February 23 - Sweetheart Dance *Rescheduled date due to snow. This event is full*

March 6 - PTA Meeting 3:00 pm

March 9 - Third Quarter Progress Reports



Cradles to Crayons

The Farnsworth Student Council & Girl Scout Troop #21097 are partnering with Cradles to Crayons to collect new and gently used children's items.

Please bring donations this week, February 20th - 23rd.

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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!


We have implemented PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support) at Farnsworth School! PBIS is an approach used by school personnel to establish evidence-based behavioral interventions to help students achieve success in social, emotional, and academic areas. One of the tenets of this proactive approach to behavior management involves shifting the focus to positive reinforcement to encourage appropriate student behaviors. Read more...