New Franklin R-I School District, in partnership with parents and community, will provide a positive and safe learning environment through which all students will achieve the knowledge, skills, and social/emotional behaviors to become creative, adaptable, and productive citizens committed to lifelong learning.

Upcoming Events


October 14-Howard Electric Presentation to Elementary
October 14-Senior Class meeting with Jostens at 11:00 AM.
October 15-NHS Blood Drive in the New Commons from 1-5:30 PM

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October 16-Superintendent's Advisory Meeting
October 16-CA4 Field Trip
October 16-School Board Meeting
October 17-Superintendent meeting with staff
October 18-End of 1st Quarter
October 19-CMU Homecoming
October 19-PTO "Pig Out" Fundraiser
October 21-October 24-Book Fair
October 21-Jostens is taking graduation orders beginning at 7:30 AM in new commons
October 21-Donuts with Dads-7-8 AM in Library
October 21-Elem Health Screenings
October 21-Elementary Faculty Meeting
October 23-CAC Honor Choir
October 24-Unity Day-Wear Orange
October 24-FFA Pumpkin Carving
October 24-12:12 Dismissal
October 24-Preschool Field Trip
October 24-PT Conferences from 1-7
October 24-Fundraiser Pick-Up
October 25-No School
October 27-November 1-Red Ribbon Week
October 29-Elementary Honor Roll/Extra Recess
October 30-Science Club-Pumpkin Carving
October 30-Elementary Birthday Club
October 30-Choir to KOMU
October 31-Halloween Parade (1 PM) and Parties (1:30 PM)

Individual Student Reports from MAP Grade-Level Assessments have been received by New Franklin R-I staff. Reports are being reviewed and prepared for distribution to families.

Current Job Openings: 

Special Education Paraprofessional

The New Franklin R-1 School District is accepting applications for a special services paraprofessional.  The successful candidate must have at least 60 college hours or have passed the Para Pro exam.  Applications may be obtained on our school website at or click here.  Please send completed application to Amy Chitwood, Special Services Director. If you have questions you may also contact her at 660-848-2112.

Substitute Bus Driver

The New Franklin R-1 School District is accepting applications for a substitute school bus driver.  Bus drivers are responsible for operating a school bus and transporting school-aged children and other authorized personnel safely and efficiently over specified routes from school and various activities.  Job duties include, but are not limited to, conducting pre-trip inspections; observing safely regulations and policies, and enforcing student discipline.  Applicants must pass a background check and have a MO Class B drivers license with passenger and school bus endorsements. Training will be provided.  Interested applicants may contact the district at (660) 848-2141 to request an application or may obtain the application here.

Contact Eric Chaney, Transportation Director, at 660.848.2141 with any questions.

The New Franklin R-1 School District is an equal opportunity employer.


The New Franklin R-1 School Board approved to have the district patrons vote on a possible increase to the operating tax levy for the school district.  A $1.00 operating tax levy increase question will be placed on the November 5th local ballot.  Should you like to know how that increase will affect you, click on the link and then select "Tax Calculation Tool."  You will need to open in Excel or save. You can click in the yellow cells to insert property values. The tax will be calculated.

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