Jamell Tidwell, Principal

1000 Walsh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106

651-293-8880 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

Welcome to Farnsworth Aerospace Upper Campus

  • Farnsworth Logo At Farnsworth – “The Home of Future Leaders” – aerospace is infused in every aspect of our curriculum. Our dedicated staff encourages experimentation and engages imagination. Our students work on teams to solve complex problems, and each success builds confidence for the next challenge. We are a dual-campus school serving students in grades PreK-8. Our Lower Campus (grades PreK-4) is located at 1290 Arcade Street. Learn more...

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Inspiration. Imagination. Commitment.

  • Our Vision

    Together with community and families, we will prepare each child for social and academic success in the 21st Century by cultivating curiosity, critical thinking and collaboration in literacy and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Aerospace, Math).

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  • Why Aerospace?

    Our program engages a child’s imagination with the exciting endeavor of human flight. Students learn to value teamwork when solving complex problems. They experiment, present their ideas, gain confidence and become leaders.

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  • Flight Simulator Lab

    Students at Farnsworth Aerospace have high expectations for each other. With our state-of-the-art flight simulators, those expectations feel real. At 2,000 feet, there are no excuses, their team is depending on them. In 2021, our flight sim labs was fully updated with virtual reality film simulator systems.

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  • Space Camp

    Each fall, Farnsworth sixth-graders are eligible for one of our most exciting field trips. A trip that will challenge them physically and mentally. An experience that will expose them to a host of engineering and aerospace technology careers.

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School Profile

Jamell Tidwell

    Dr. Tidwell, an experienced educator, has served as an assistant administrator and athletic director at Valley Middle School of STEM in Independent School District 196 for the past nine years. With a strong focus on inclusivity, he strives to ensure that every student feels valued and accepted. Dr. Tidwell looks forward to collaborating with families, students, staff, and the community to continue the exceptional work at Farnsworth Aerospace Upper Campus.

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  • Contact Us

    Farnsworth Aerospace - Upper
    1000 Walsh Street
    Saint Paul, MN 55106


    Phone: 651-293-8880


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    School Hours:
    9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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