Farragut is more than just an outstanding school. It is a
community, with a passion and joy for learning. At Farragut, teachers take
pride in their efforts, parental involvement is strong, and students know they
are expected to do their best in academics and citizenship. Farragut is more
than an institution. It is a community for learning in which all feel a part of
the family. We are proud of our tradition of excellence and proven success.
The staff of Farragut School
is dedicated to providing a high quality and challenging elementary program to
its students. The staff, families, and community have demonstrated significant
support and confidence in our school. The values and traditions that we share include
appreciation of knowledge and thinking skills, the importance of literacy and
empowered learners, collegiality and team work, responsible citizenship and the
importance of the role of the family in child growth and development. We are
proud of our many achievements and of the high quality educational program
offered at Farragut
School. Our instructional
program supports problem solving, critical thinking, and understanding of our
individual differences through cooperative learning, individualized
instruction, team-teaching, peer/cross-age tutoring and technology. Development
of values and attitudes to promote positive self-esteem, along with the
acceptance and understanding of others, continues to be part of the total
Farragut was opened 56 years ago as
a small neighborhood school and today serves nearly 500 students from diverse
ethic and economic backgrounds.
Our highly professional and caring
staff works diligently to provide a positive learning environment that
addresses the unique talents and strengths of all students. We are committed to
building Lifelong Learners by providing a school atmosphere where:
- Children feel a strong sense of emotional security and know that they are
valued and special, that their ideas matter and are important.
- All children are supported and encouraged in their academic, social and emotional
- Children feel a strong sense of community where students, parents, teachers,
administrators and support
staff work together as partners in the educational process.
- Students, parents and staff members all share a true sense of caring and trust,
resulting in high morale and strong school spirit.