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

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

  • A Rigorous focus on literacy and numeracy development

  • Meets/exceeds state expectations in academic achievement, growth and academic growth gaps

  • 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

  • Before/After school programming – Franklin Friends

  • A Building-wide Positive Behavior Support Program

  • Patriot PRIDE - school wide

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

  • Student Outreach and Service projects

  • An Active community garden

  • Single grade, self-contained classrooms

  • Four sections at every grade level (K-5)

  • Tuition-free full day kindergarten

  • Science and technology support

  • STEAM lab

  • One to one computing in grades 3-5; wireless mobile Chromebooks

  • Classroom computer stations

  • SMART Boards or Touch Tablets & HD Monitors in every classroom

  • Document cameras and projectors or HD Monitors in every classroom

  • Regular library/media opportunities

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

  • Extracurricular Opportunities/Clubs: Band, Orchestra, Honor Choir, Art, Spelling, Science, Spanish, Student Council, Chess, Lego and Altruism club.