Student Placement Center
Hours
Monday,Tuesday & Friday:8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday:12pm - 4:30pm
Thursday:8am - 6pm
 
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Farnsworth Aerospace - Upper
1000 Walsh St.
St Paul, MN 55106

Grades: 5-8
Principal: Hamilton Bell
Enrollment:
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8880
Fax: (651) 293-8888
Email: Hamilton.Bell@spps.org
Website: farnsworth.spps.org

At Farnsworth – "The Home of Future Leaders" – aerospace is infused in every aspect of our curriculum. It engages imagination and encourages experimentation. Our students work on teams to solve complex problems, and each success builds confidence for the next challenge. Other classes include music and art, on-site flight simulators, and hands-on field trips that expand understanding of aerospace. Families are encouraged to learn together through Aerospace and Engineering family nights and events. Students thrive here through inspiration, imagination and commitment to become a future leader.

 Pathway: Farnsworth > Johnson Senior

Quick Facts
Enrollment667
Students who identify themselves as American Indian1.2%
Students who identify themselves as Asian American55.9%
Students who identify themselves as African American19.8%
Students who identify themselves as Hispanic American12.3%
Students who identify themselves as Caucasian American10.8%
Percentage of Students in English Language Learning46.9%
Percentage of Students in Special Education18%
Percentage of Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch80.1%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 5 reading test45%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 5 math test45%
Percentage of students making moderate to high growth in math72%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 5 science test31%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 6 reading test32%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 6 math test25%
Percentage of students making moderate to high growth in math38%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 7 reading test30%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 7 math test38%
Percentage of students making moderate to high growth in math77%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 8 reading test22%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 8 math test25%
Percentage of students making moderate to high growth in math69%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2013 MCA II for Grade 8 science test14%
Student assessment data -- Spring 2014.
Student demographic data – Fall 2014.
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Programs & Activities
Regional & District Magnets
  • Aerospace/Engineering