Farmington Public Schools
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|Farmington Public Schools|
|Type||Public School System|
|Grades||Early Childhood - Adult Education|
|Asst. Superintendent(s)||Catherine Cost|
|Students and staff|
|Website||Farmington Public Schools|
Farmington Public Schools is a public school district headquartered in Farmington, Michigan, in southern Oakland County in Greater Detroit. As of the 2015-2016 school year, the district serves 10,079 students. It provides services for students in Farmington, Farmington Hills, and a portion of West Bloomfield. The district has a total staff of 1,380, making it the second largest employer in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area.
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- Farmington High School (Farmington)
- Harrison High School (Farmington Hills)
- North Farmington High School (Farmington Hills)
- Farmington Central High School (Farmington Hills)
Upper Elementary schools
- Beechview Elementary School
- Forest Elementary School
- Gill Elementary School
- Highmeadow Common Campus
- Hillside Elementary School
- Kenbrook Elementary School
- Lanigan Elementary School
- Longacre Elementary School
- Wood Creek Elementary School
There are also two Early Childhood Centers: Alameda Early Childhood Center and Farmington Community School Early Childhood Center. Both centers are NAEYC accredited and are the only early childhood centers in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community that hold this distinction. Satellite preschool programs are located at Eagle, Hillside and Wood Creek elementary schools. William Grace, Wooddale, Flanders and Eagle elementaries were shuttered as of the 2010-2011 school year. The closed schools will be sold to real estate developers who will use the schools and land to their discretion.
- Farmington Junior High
- Bond Elementary School
- Cloverdale Elementary School
- Eagle Elementary School
- Fairview Elementary School
- Flanders Elementary School
- Larkshire Elementary School
- Maxfield Training Center
- Middlebelt Elementary School
- Shiawassee Elementary School
- Ten Mile Elementary School
- William Grace Elementary School
- Woodale Elementary School
Academic performance in the Farmington Public School system has generally matched or exceeded the state average.
High school standardized test scores
Michigan provides data on the historical ACT testing performance for the district, as well as the individual high schools. Scores from North Farmington and Farmington compare favorably against the national ACT composite average, and scores from Harrison compare roughly to the composite average for the state. The full data set appears below:
Farmington Public Schools are all accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement. Alameda and Farmington Community School Early Childhood Centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Farmington Public Schools students are tested through various approaches to measure student achievement. Standardized test include the MEAP (Michigan Educational Assessment Program) and nationally the ACT.
Farmington Public High Schools ranked among Newsweeks top 1,200 public high schools in the country based on number of advanced placement classes and graduating seniors.
Farmington High School ranked 813. North Farmington High School ranked 1112. Harrison High School ranked 1190.
Sixty-eight percent of teachers in the Farmington Public Schools District hold advanced degrees.
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Harrison High School Football Coach John Herrington and the Harrison Hawks football team was honored by Nike for having one of the top 50 football programs in the country, USA.
- "Administrator Directory". Farmington Public Schools. Retrieved 2014-10-11.
- "Student Count - 2015-2016". MI School Date. Retrieved 2016-03-20.
- "Farmington Public School - Annual Budget - Fiscal Year 2014-2015" (PDF). Farmington Public School. pp. 329, 335, 339. Retrieved 2014-12-21.
- "Farmington Public School". Retrieved 2014-12-21.
- Finley, Erica J. "Farmington schools move toward more financial transparency with 'Show Michigan the Money'." Mlive. December 10, 2008. Retrieved on November 6, 2013.
- "MI School Data Student Testing". State of Michigan. Retrieved 2014-08-30.
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- Farmington Public Schools Official site.