About Us

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Vision 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

District Details

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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!

Honors and Awards

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Best Employer with Over 500 Employees

Best Example of Sustainable Classroom award badge
badge with text that says Winner of Best Implementation of Digital Curriculum
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