Thinking about moving to the area? ENROLLMENT INFORMATION
Farmington Area Public Schools, ISD 192, is a growing school district located in the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities. The district has a long and proud history that is deeply rooted in the community it serves. As that community has changed from rural to predominately suburban, Farmington Area schools have changed to meet those new needs while maintaining a connection to their agricultural past.
Farmington Area Public Schools (FAPS)
FAPS is a growing school district located in the southern suburbs of the Twin Cities. The district has a long and proud history that is deeply rooted in the community it serves. As that community has changed from rural to predominately suburban, FAPS have changed to meet those new needs while maintaining a connection to their agricultural past.
The mission of Farmington Area Public Schools, a student centered culture that radiates a dream of an entirely new educational world, is to ensure each student continuously achieves one’s highest aspirations while demonstrating responsibility to communities through a system distinguished by:
- passion for continuous growth;
- humanitarian purpose;
- personal reflection which gives meaning to learning;
- individual empathetic agency; and,
- radical trust in self and others.
District 192 includes all of the city of Farmington, as well as a portion of Lakeville and several surrounding townships. Total population within the district has exceeded 36,000. Student population is more than 7,000 and is expected to be stable for the next five year planning horizon.
Farmington area students are more than great students – they are great people. The district’s curricular and extra-curricular programming support their development as active, vital members of the community.
Farmington Public Schools employs nearly 900 people, including more than 490 licensed teachers. More than half of our teachers hold masters’ or more advanced degrees. The district’s extensive and innovative staff development program ensures all employees continue to grow professionally, so they can provide the best education possible to our students.
District 192 School Board Election Information
Board members are elected to four-year terms, with elections for three board seats held in November of even-numbered years and terms beginning January 1 following the election. All Board positions are at-large, meaning all Board members represent the entire District.