The school district of New Franklin R-1 is committed to an educational program that recognizes and provides for the unique needs of individual students. It recognizes that the academically gifted student possess abilities so that his/her cognitive and affective needs can best be met by provision of a differentiated learning environment. A variety of services are designed to serve all students’ needs at all grade levels.
The REACH program promotes excellence, equity, and inquiry. Academic excellence is promoted through a wide array of services for high achieving/talented students. Equity is provided in that all candidates who are going through the selection process are assessed with multiple measures which allow all students to show their strengths. And inquiry is encouraged through a student driven curriculum.