School District of Prairie Farm

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We offer a small-school atmosphere with big-school opportunities: arts, activities and a dedicated staff, to mention a few. In a quiet rural setting, PFMS focuses on academics, the arts and all-around wellness. We offer a comprehensive personalized learning environment as teachers implement assessment-driven and small group instruction frameworks. Community members volunteer to tutor and read to our students, while active parents plan events, and raise funds. Dedicated music, art and physical education specialists help make the most of each day. Regular field trips are planned to provide outside opportunities.

 

Technology

We strive to developing 21st Century competencies by supporting students with the technology and opportunities that will enhance inquiry skills, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking skills. Students in grades 6-8 will have access to 1:1 technology providing for more opportunities for project-based learning. We utilize our technology resources to enhance the learning environment. Each classroom is outfitted with a Smart board and various other technology enhancements. Our updated computer lab, mobile Ipad and laptop carts provide exceptional learning tools.

 

Curriculum

PFMS curriculum incorporates experiences that build students' skills in critical thinking, problem solving, questioning strategies, reasoning, and creative expression. Other features of Prairie Farm Middle School include strong parent and community involvement, and student events in music, art, and physical education.

 

Events

PFMS has all-school events for parents and community members such as Open House, Homecoming, Science Fair, Winter Carnival, Student Showcases, End of the Year Celebration, Student concerts, and more.

 

Educational Description

The school is organized as a traditional 6-8 school with rotating classes. Our student to teacher ratio is often times 15 to 1. Students are provided with specialized instruction in vocal and instrumental music, physical education and art. In addition, students attend exploratory classes that include FACE, Agriculture, Technology Education, and more. Students with learning disabilities and those who are learning English as their second language receive individualized instruction as needed from the E.L.L. and Special Education Departments.