MISSION, VISION, GOALS

FSSD poster smallVision Statement

“Excellence in Teaching and Learning for All”  

 

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Franklin Special School District is to foster academic, social, emotional, physical, and creative development in each student; to instill a desire to continue learning; to nurture respect for all people; and to promote responsible citizenship.

The Franklin Special School District will systematically seek to:

  • Develop a community of learners that emphasizes academics along with kindness, encouragement, caring, and compassion.
  • Provide a comprehensive array of instructional programs and experiences for students that focus on all essential areas of education and child development.
  • Encourage collaboration and shared decision making involving teachers, administrators, support staff, parents, and community members.
  • Emphasize continuous improvement and a constant search for better ways of educating students and managing the school district in an effective and efficient manner

 

Beliefs

The Franklin Special School District holds the following beliefs:

  • An excellent teaching and learning environment where success is celebrated is essential.
  • Learning thrives in an environment where differing viewpoints are respected.
  • Everyone can learn when instruction is differentiated to meet individual needs.
  • Every individual is valued and respected.
  • Parents must be actively engaged in the education of their children.
  • Challenging fine arts curricula and strong physical education programs are necessary to enhance the whole learner.
  • Curricula should be rigorous and relevant to real life.
  • Life-long learning is inspired by creating an atmosphere of curiosity.
  • Parental and community involvement is essential to successful schools.
     

 

 
Great schools are central to strong communities!

Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Wed
all-day TCAP Science (Part 2) and Englis...
TCAP Science (Part 2) and Englis...
Apr 26 all-day
Science (Part 2), Grades 3-8 (47-51 minutes) English/Language Arts (Part 3), Grades 3-8 (35-50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by[...]
Apr
27
Thu
all-day TCAP English/LA (Part 4)
TCAP English/LA (Part 4)
Apr 27 all-day
English/Language Arts (Part 4), Grades 3-8 (45-50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by December 16, 2016.
6:00 pm Rising 5th Grade Parent Night
Rising 5th Grade Parent Night
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
All rising 5th grade parents are invited to our school for a parent meeting on April 27th at 6PM.
May
2
Tue
all-day TCAP Math (Part 1)
TCAP Math (Part 1)
May 2 all-day
Math, Part 1 (no calculator), Grades 3-8 (40-45 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry, Part 1 (no calculator) (35 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families[...]
May
3
Wed
all-day TCAP Math (Part 2), Soc. Studies
TCAP Math (Part 2), Soc. Studies
May 3 all-day
Math, Part 2, Grades 3-8 (30 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry, Part 2 (55 minutes)Social Studies Field Test, Grades 3-8 (50 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to[...]
May
4
Thu
all-day TCAP Math (Part 3)
TCAP Math (Part 3)
May 4 all-day
Math (Part 3), Grades 3-8 (40-55 minutes)Algebra I/Geometry (Part 3) (55 minutes)Individual schools will create schedules on this day for their specific grade configurations. School schedules will be communicated to families by December 16, 2016.
6:00 pm FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
FSSD Retirement Celebration @ Freedom Intermediate School
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The FSSD Board of Education will host a Celebration to honor all FSSD faculty and staff who are retiring. This special event, which includes a light dinner, is open to the public as we honor those[...]
May
8
Mon
6:30 pm School Board Mtg @ Poplar Grove Elementary School
School Board Mtg @ Poplar Grove Elementary School
May 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Reception prior to the School Board meeting at 6:00 p.m.