Our Mission

  • The mission of the Fargo Public Schools is to achieve excellence by educating and empowering all students to succeed.

Our Vision

  • Fargo Public Schools is committed to excellence through a student-centered learning environment supported by positive collaborations with students, staff, parents, school, and community.

    A Fargo Public Schools education will provide students with a broad knowledge base by engaging in a standards-based curriculum with co-curricular opportunities. Graduates will possess sound character and the 21st Century skills in communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity necessary to participate in an ever-changing and culturally diverse world.

    Equitable opportunities will ensure a quality educational experience to stimulate and support all students in their intellectual, social, and personal growth.

Our Values

  • The Fargo Public Schools are committed to:
      •  Believing that all students can learn and grow
      •  Creating a supportive and positive school climate
      •  Ensuring that all students receive effective, rigorous, and relevant instruction from highly qualified teachers
      •  Engaging leadership in all student, parent, and community partnerships
      •  Making data-driven decisions for continuous improvement

Our Strategic Initiatives

  • The following strategic initiatives will guide our efforts as we “educate and empower all students to succeed.”
      •  Student Achievement and Growth
      •  STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
      •  Positive School Culture
      •  Engagement and Experiences in Co-Curricular Activities
      •  Community Outreach and Communication
      •  Equitable Resources and Planning
      •  Continuous Improvement and Accountability


    For more information regarding the FPS Strategic Plan, click here.