Mission and Vision


The mission of the Farmington Public Schools is best captured in this statement:

The mission of the Farmington Public Schools is to enable all students to achieve academic and personal excellence, exhibit persistent effort and live as resourceful, inquiring and contributing global citizens aligned to our Vision of the Global Citizen.

The Farmington Public Schools believe that all students are capable of acquiring the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for productive, ethical and responsible citizenship in an evolving world community. As an innovative learning organization, the Farmington school district is deeply committed to continuous improvement. Thus, collaborative interactions among students, educators, parents, and families emphasize the importance of clear expectations, rigorous standards-led curriculum, inspired instruction, personal effort and engaged relationships leading to high levels of achievement for all learners.

Farmington Vision of the Global Citizen

I know myself and how to care for my own well-being.

I can assess my own personal strengths and needs, persist in overcoming obstacles to reach my own goals, make wise choices and informed decisions, and adapt to new challenges and opportunities by regulating my emotions and adjusting my behavior to positively impact myself and others.

I am learning to exhibit:

  • Emotional Regulation
  • Well-being
  • My own sense of Identity
  • Confidence
  • Integrity
  • Gratitude

I am a knowledgeable, reflective, and resourceful learner.

I can explore interests, take initiative, ask questions and conduct research. I can use technology and media tools skillfully, and learn from my successes and failures by engaging in feedback and self-assessment protocols.

I am learning to exhibit:

  • Agency
  • Resilience
  • Organization
  • Resourcefulness
  • Curiosity
  • Initiative

I can apply strategic thinking to develop ideas and solve problems.

I am a critical consumer of information recognizing point of view and bias. I can reason with evidence, synthesize and evaluate data, and connect concepts and ideas while thinking creatively and flexibly to design and develop innovative solutions, strategies, and outcomes.

I am learning to exhibit:

  • Focus
  • Creativity
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Attention to Accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Persistence

I can work effectively and respectfully with diverse groups of people.

I can actively listen and seek to understand the ideas of others, self-monitoring for biased thinking. I can create inclusive environments for dialogue that establish and adhere to group norms for effective communication and conflict resolution.

I am learning to exhibit:

  • Empathy
  • Perspective
  • Open-Mindedness
  • Personal Accountability
  • Effective Communication
  • Adaptability

I can actively contribute to a better world community.

I understand complex interdependent systems and their impact on people and the environment. I question prevailing assumptions, develop my cultural competence, and seek solutions through negotiation and compromise in order to contribute to the betterment of my local/global communities through service and civic participation.

I am learning to exhibit:

  • Compassion
  • Global Fluency
  • Cultural Competence
  • Responsibility
  • Service
  • Stewardship

Farmington Public Schools are delayed two hours due to inclement weather. No morning preschool. Farmington EXCL is open at its standard locations and time.