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. Thank you.

Upcoming Events

October 11-Band Fundraiser begins
October 12-Seniors meeting with Josten's
October 15-1st Quarter
October 15-Kindergarten Field Trip
October 16-PTO Pig Out
October 18-Anatomy Field Trip
October 18-October 21-Book Fair Week
October 18-1st Day of 2nd Quarter
October 18-Donuts with Dads-7AM in LMC

October 19-4th Grade Field Trip
October 20-1st Grade Field Trip
October 20-CAC Honor Choir
October 20-Superintendent's Advisory Committee Meeting
October 20-School Board Meeting at 6 PM in FACS Room
October 21-12:12 Dismissal
October 21-Parent-Teacher Conferences 1PM-7PM

October 21-Preschool Field Trip
October 22-No School
October 24-29-Red Ribbon Week

October 28-MS Science Club meeting-Pumpkin Carving

October 28-2nd Grade Field Trip
October 29-Elem AR Parties
October 29-Halloween parade and parties
October 29-MS/HS Students may wear costumes to school as long as:
1. No masks that cover the face 2. Do not depict violence 3. Are appropriate for school
October 30-CMU Howard County Parade

See the sports calendar for HS sporting event changes.

The school Youtube Channel -New Franklin R-1 Schools. This is where you find our live streamed events.

Click on the pink banner to order a 2021-2022 Yearbook.......

Current Job Openings


The New Franklin R-1 School District is accepting applications for a 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 Please send completed application to Dawn Shipp, Elementary Principal, 412 W. Broadway, New Franklin, MO 65274. Please feel free to email questions to

Substitute Teachers

New Franklin R-1 Schools are looking for substitute teachers for the 2020-21 school year. If interested, please contact Beverly Parr in the District Office. or 660-848-2141. Applications can be found on the employment tab on this page.

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.

Bulldog hats for sale $10 or $20 .
Contact Mr. Gerding for available sizes and to place an order.