Those who wish to send their children to Farmington Schools' only school of choice elementary are invited to attend an informational meeting Jan. 16.
Monday, January 14
Highmeadow Common Campus, Farmington Public Schools' K-4 school of choice, will accept applications this year using a web-based process, which opened Monday, Jan. 14 and will close at 11 p.m. on Jan. 18. Highmeadow follows the same curriculum as the other elementary schools, with a different instructional approach. Parents who want to learn more about the school are invited to attend an informational meeting on Jan. 16, 7 p.m., at the school. Anyone who needs assistance with the online application may call Mrs. Kathleen Casterline at 248-785-2070. A link to the application is available at farmington.k12.mi.us. Source: Farmington Public Schools press release
Intra-district and employees' children get first bid at open spots.
This year, 103 students from outside the district participate in Farmington Public Schools’ school of choice programs. Two dozen are the children of district employees, and the rest are residents of Oakland County who live in districts other than FPS. Those students bring with them an additional $954,275 in state foundation allowance money. The Farmington Public Schools Board of Education decided this week to continue the program next year. The district will first offer school of choice to intra-district students, those children who already live in the district, but may have a preference to attend a school other than the one that serves their neighborhood, Superintendent Susan Zurvalec said at the board’s May 24 meeting, held at North …