Screening Schedule
4 year old Community Education and GSRP students vision screening- September 22, 26, & 28
3 year old Head Start students hearing screening- September 27
3 year old Head Start students vision screening- October 3
4 year old Head Start students hearing screening- October 25 & 26

October 4 & 5
Picture Days
Look for more information in your child's backpack soon! Please contact your child's teacher for their schedule.
October 7
Fun Fall Family Feast
6- 7 pm
Please bring your family's favorite dish to share. The Book Fair will be open during this event!

October 10 - 14
Scholastic Book Fair
8:15- 9:00 am and 3:15- 4:00 pm M-TH; 8:30-9:00 am Friday
The book fair will also be open during our special family events!
October 11
Bagel and Books
Enjoy breakfast with your preschooler and their friends. You will also have the opportunity to browse and shop our collection of books.  
This event is for everyone, regardless of which days your child attends school.

October 14
Grands, Greats and Goodies
This is an opportunity for Grandmas and Grandpas, Great Aunts and Uncles, and any special person to share lunch with their preschooler and their friends. Please bring a bag lunch for you and your little one and we'll provide the goodies! The book fair will be open during this event.

Farm to Preschool Committee Meeting
10:00 - 11:00 am
All parents are invited to participate. ADULTS ONLY-NO CHILDCARE provided.

October 20
Community Education Evening Parent-Teacher Conferences
Please contact your child's teacher for available times.

October 21
No Community Education Classes
Community Education Parent -Teacher Conferences-
Please contact your child's teacher for available times.

October 27
Parent Meeting
5:45 - 7:30 pm
Learn about all the resources available at our local libraries and how they can help you.
Dinner and childcare available with your RSVP!

October 28
No Community Education classes
Fall Friends and Family Event at Alameda (32400 Alameda Street)
12:00- 3:00 pm
Joins us @Alameda for a pumpkin hunt, donuts and cider!
Classes for the 2016-2017 school year begin September 12, 2016 for all Monday/Wednesday/Friday, Monday - Friday and Grant (Head Start and GSRP) classes.
Tuesday/ Thursday class sessions begin September 13.

Registration for Community Education classes and Grant Programs continues throughout the school year!
For more information about community education tuition classes for the 2016-2017 school year, click here or call 248-489-3373. 

FREE PRESCHOOL! Grant Programs are available for those who qualify. For more information, call 248-426-1005 or 248-426-1051.

Welcome to Farmington Community School!

Our Mission

The Farmington Community School Early Childhood Center will provide high quality programs that nurture and stimulate our diverse population. This will be accomplished in a safe, healthy, challenging environment that promotes life-long learning, responsibility, and respect using developmentally appropriate play-based curriculum. Find out more about our curriculum in the video below.


Kirsten Jules
Early Childhood Supervisor

Jennifer Glidden
School Secretary

Tuition program registration for the 2016-17 school year is available for our currently registered families:

FREE Preschool Programs- Head Start and              (for those who qualify):

Gloria Vanderlugt
Family Support Specialist

Janis Crockett
Family Support Specialist

Our Scholastic Book Fair will be from October 10- 14, 2016.
For more information and to shop our online fair, please click here.

Project: Help Me Grow, through the Great Start Collaborative – Oakland

This project focuses on making sure our students are on track and help us identify areas where additional support may be needed.

FREE PREschool. It’s for you and me!

Free, high quality preschool programs are available now through Head Start and the Great Start Readiness Program. Families of four earning up to $60,500 per year are usually eligible and those earning up to $85,000 per year are sometimes eligible. Half- and full-day openings are available now throughout Oakland County with transportation services offered at select sites. Call 844.456.KIDS for a referral, visit , or call 248-426-1051 for more information.

          Crazy Hair Day

Upland Hills Farm
visits our school


Farmington Early Childhood Centers have a philosophy based on the interaction of the child and his/her unique experiences, guided and supported by staff, to insure the fulfillment of each child’s individual potential. We, as a staff, are committed to recognizing and adapting to each child’s individual differences and learning styles. This is accomplished through a productive play-based curriculum which is developmentally appropriate. This curriculum is implemented through hands on activities, which are child-centered and facilitated by the teacher and through interactive events for the whole family. The success of the program is enhanced by the partnership of family, community, and school staff. By providing a safe and healthy environment, a child will be able to accept challenges and take risks in preparation for becoming a thoughtful problem solver.

Our Spring Extravaganza Family Event helps teach our children about the importance of recycling.