Farmington Public Schools is a public school district headquartered in Farmington, Michigan, in southern Oakland County in Greater Detroit. As of the 2015-2016 school year, the district serves 10,079 students. It provides services for students in Farmington, Farmington Hills, and a portion of West Bloomfield. The district has a total staff of 1,380, making it the second largest employer in the Farmington-Farmington Hills area. In 2008, as part of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy "Show Michigan the Money" project, the district began publicly posting its check registers on the internet. There are also two Early Childhood Centers: Alameda Early Childhood Center and Farmington Community School Early Childhood Center. Both centers are NAEYC accredited and are the only early childhood centers in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community that hold this distinction.