Nov 19, 2014 – Franklin County Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, recently received Board approval to implement the “Educator of the Month” recognition program. According to Howell, our schools are filled with hard-working, selfless, and dedicated individuals. Educators have one of the most challenging jobs in today’s society. Howell told the board she was just looking for a way to publicly say “thank you” to Franklin County educators. Read more…
Snow Make Up Day
Nov 17, 2014 – Due to winter’s early arrival we have decided to utilize Wednesday, November 26th as a snow make up day. School will be in session for students. Read more…
Congratulations to Brookville Elementary for earning an “Exemplary/A” rating from the Indiana Department of Education for the fifth consecutive year!
Mr. Mark Baldwin, Technology Department Chair and Teacher at Franklin County High School, presented Mr. Eric Faulkenberry, Manager of Gillman Do It Best Home Center of Brookville, with a Certificate of Appreciation for his donation of supplies to the Technology and Engineering Department at Franklin County High School. Their support is greatly appreciated.
Changes in Indiana Academic Standards
In the spring of 2015 (March and April), the current ISTEP Assessment will continue to be called ISTEP, however, the Assessment will measure the New Indiana College and Career Academic Standards (IASCCR) adopted by the State Board of Education in July of 2014. The Franklin County School Corporation, principals, teachers and support staff are diligently preparing our students to achieve at the highest levels possible with deeper reading, writing and mathematical understanding. (Click to read more)
Non Resident Transfer Students
Franklin County Community Schools are now accepting applications for non-resident transfer students. If you live outside of the district, but would like to attend a Franklin County School, click the image to the left and learn how.
We believe it is the function of the Franklin County Community School Corporation to educate our students for a life that will be satisfying and meaningful to them as persons and will contribute to the improvement of their community, state, and nation. The educational system shall be student-centered, addressing their needs and potential so they may be more adequately prepared vocationally, socially, intellectually, and morally.
Recognizing the diversity of pupil needs and interests, the curriculum and activity programs shall be varied to meet individual desires so that student may acquire the skills necessary to make a living, find satisfactory leisure time activities, develop self-esteem, gain the respect of others, and develop the desire to contribute to our representative society. The programs shall be revised, as necessary, to assist the students to adjust to life in an ever-changing world, teaching them how to think and act in real-life situations, encouraging them to develop worthwhile attitudes and ideals, and allowing them to appreciate the acquisition of useful knowledge, habits, and skills.