Franklin Community School Corporation
Franklin Community School Corporation
WELCOME TO COMMUNITY Only twenty miles from the heart of city living, but enjoying the benefits of suburban community, Franklin, Indiana boasts the best of both worlds. Located just south of Indianapolis’ museums, theatres, sporting venues and shopping, our city maintains a community feel centered around our revitalized downtown. Many are drawn to Franklin, the county seat of Johnson County and home of Franklin College, for its innumerable assets, including an impressive trail system, outstanding parks and recreation department, historic theatre, and expansive farmer’s market and festivals. Just off of Exit 90 on I-65, Franklin combines an appreciation of our historic roots and an innovative mind for progress to create the perfect hometown. Serving approximately 5100 students, FCS is one of the largest employers in the county, employing over 700 faculty and staff members who are committed to individual student growth. Franklin is the home of five elementary schools, an intermediate school, middle school, and high school. We also host a developmental preschool and Cub Academy Preschool for children ages 3-4. We offer state of the art facilities, including the much sought after performing arts center, and a top-notch athletic complex. Additionally, the Franklin Education Connection financially supports learning for our students by providing grant opportunities for teachers and mentorship programs such as Study Connection. Communities like Franklin don’t happen by accident. Through innovative thinking and purposeful planning, FCS has charted a unique, yet effective course of action. Six Sigma strategies for ensuring quality decisions cover every facet of the operation. Our academic achievement levels are soaring, and we are excited to continue pursuing excellence. Whether it is beginning college campus visits in kindergarten, finding your inner artist in the studio or on the stage, or becoming college and career ready through our Chromebook repair class at the high school, FCS remains student-centered and innovative. FCS teachers and administrators are recognized at both the state and national levels. School counselors in every building keep the focus on the whole child. Living by our Guiding Principles, we have never been more excited about our journey from Good to Great!
MISSION STATEMENT Together, we empower greatness in all learners through collaboration, dynamic partnerships, and rich experiences that develop a world-class learning environment. VISION Franklin Community Schools - where education is student-centered and innovative, and learners are inspired to become great! BELIEFS In a safe and nurturing environment, students: * Learn at different rates and in different ways * Learn more effectively while actively engaged * Develop positive relationships with adults and peers GUIDING PRINCIPLES Individual Student Growth Franklin Community Schools will provide learning experiences that maximize individual student potential. Communication Franklin Community Schools will share and receive information in a clear, concise, and timely manner. Systemic Continuous Improvement Franklin Community Schools will utilize a fluid process that engages stakeholders in defining, analyzing and evaluating possible solutions. Collaboration Franklin Community Schools will provide opportunities for teachers, students, support staff and administrative leaders to work together to achieve common goals. Trust Franklin Community Schools will build an atmosphere of confidence through an open and transparent environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Franklin Community Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, handicapping conditions, or national origin, including limited English proficiency. No person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to unlawful discrimination on such basis under any educational program or student activity.