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6072 State Farm Rd

Guilderland, NY 12084

(518) 456-6010

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,300

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Farnsworth Middle School

Farnsworth is an AMAZING school! To start, the teachers are cool,and fun and engaging! Secondly, The school tries so hard to make you feel comfortable and fit in with other school members. Lastly here's the truth... even though the students and teachers are great the establishment isn't. The building ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/21/15

Generally good test scores here, but having been there for three years and now in high school, i feel entitled to say my first year was quite uncomfortable. Not much offered here to individualize to fit the needs of the student. Only special needs students get special attention. Otherwise, classes are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/28/12

i am a 6th grader in FMS, and I LOVE IT. Although i do have one reccomendation. I happen to be *hehe* one of the most gifted students in hiawatha. i am sad to say there is only one enrichment teacher, for the 200+ gifted students.

Posted by a other on 10/08/11

Farnsworth is an awesome school. I am in sixth grade there. The teachers are soooo nice. This is the best school ever. Why do you think it got a 9 out of 10 rating?

Posted by a student on 10/18/08

Farnsworth is a wonderful middle school mainly because of the extraordinary teachers and staff members. They truly care about children and go above and beyond to ensure their success!

Posted by a parent on 07/04/07

I find that Farnsworth Middle School has the greatest teachers who have formed strong relationships with their students and show that they care about them as people. My child has encountered greatest teachers that are warm, accessible, enthusiastic and caring at FMS. The teachers at FMS have these ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/06

I do agree, the special ed program is better than that of the enrichment. Stupid? Than this is the school for you!

Posted by a student on 01/27/06

A wonderful school, although not accomidating enough for gifted and advanced children. Most extras in Special Education, not enrichment

Posted by a student on 12/05/05

I taught there as a substitute teacher and found the teaching staff and academic programs to be exceptional.

Posted by a teacher on 08/01/05

This school is the best school...i am one of the students and i love it there, everyone makes you feel welcome! Even though i got a 'D' in science it means that they work you hard! The school should have a billion gold stars!

Posted by a student on 11/26/04

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Test scores for Farnsworth Middle School

NYSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Farnsworth Middle School
Guilderland Central School District
New York
* In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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Guilderland schools — Farnsworth Middle School is located at 6072 State Farm Rd, Guilderland NY 12084. 6072 State Farm Rd is in the 12084 ZIP code in Guilderland, NY The school district for Farnsworth Middle School is the Guilderland Central School District. Farnsworth Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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