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!
CPS My Voice, My School survey
We would love feedback from our school community in order to provide the best learning environment for your children. Please take a few minutes to complete the CPS My Voice, My School survey.
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Brain Awareness Fair
Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach, in partnership with Roger C Sullivan High School presents the Brain Awareness Fair on May 5.
Over twenty exciting demonstrations and fun, hands-on activities that demonstrate how your brain works! Activities include touching a real sheep brain, viewing optical illusions, controlling a lego robot with brain derived signals and much more! Activities are geared towards all ages. Kids and teens learn together with parents or chaperones about neuroscience.
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.
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...