Who is Franklin?

 

 Franklin Elementary

 A School Community that Offers:

 

  • A Safe, Friendly and Child Centered atmosphere

  • A Nurturing and supportive environment with experienced, caring teachers and support staff

  • Extracurricular Opportunities/Clubs: Band, Art, Spelling, Science, Spanish Intramurals for 5th Grade, Sign Language, Spanish, Scrabble, Student Council, Chess, Lego and Altruism club.

  • A Wonderful parent community with strong involvement, many volunteer opportunities, and an active PTO

  • A Rigorous focus on literacy and numeracy development

  • A Certified literacy specialist and an Instructional Coach

  • Literacy support services across all grade levels

  • Gifted and Talented (GT) services

  • Special education programming through LSS – Learning Support Services including DHH (Deaf /Hard of Hearing) programming

  • Counseling and Support services

  • An Option for full-day Kindergarten (KED)

  • Before/After school programming – Franklin Friends

  • A Building-wide Positive Behavior Support Program

  • A Focus on Character Education – Franklin’s Core Virtues

  • Our School Theme  -  Patriot  P R I D E  School Wide

  • Student Outreach and Service projects

  • An Active community garden

  • Single grade, self-contained classrooms

  • A Computer lab with Student Support and Science support in classrooms.

  • One-to-One computing in all 3rd – 5th Grade Classrooms

  • Wireless mobile netbooks

  • SMART Boards in every classroom

  • Classroom computer stations

  • Document cameras and projectors in every classroom

  • Regular library/media opportunities

  • A Strong performing arts program, including highly qualified art, music and physical education teachers