Students enrolled 1660
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School leader Mrs Janie Whaley
Transportation options Yes
District New Albany-Floyd Co Con School

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6575 Old Vincennes Road
Floyds Knobs, IN 47119

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(812) 542-8504
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4 stars
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October 31, 2013
My son graduated in 2010 and had a great high school experience. He was in everything musical the school had to offer: marching band, pep band, jazz ensemble, and orchestra. He even played in the pit for the musicals for the theatre department. He is now a music major at U of L and I feel he received a terrific education as a foundation for college. Floyd Central has won all kinds of awards ie Blue Ribbon, Four Star, etc and has many programs of note and many athletic programs routinely go to regional and state competitions. There is active parent involvement at the school and contrary to a previous review, I found the administration to be very caring and accommodating. I wish I had a great school like FC to attend!

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2013
This school has serious deficiencies with special education and students with IEP's. The school personnel admit they teach to the masses and do not offer individualized options for those with learning disabilities. Just sitting through a CCC meeting you can see the disregard for the IDEA laws and refusals to offer specialized assistance. I am taking this battle on and hoping for more input because I cannot be the only person that has gone through this with them. Ironically, it is not usually the teachers that are to blame, but the administration that refuses to offer services to qualifying students.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2013
This school is like your kids going through ranks. Bullying may not seem to exist. But it sure does. And most of all it's dangerous for my kids to join all these cliques.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2013
We have lived in many states and sent our kids t omany schools and this is by far one of the best. The teachers expect excellence and the students raise to the challenge. They excel in sports and performing arts. We were very sad to leave the school. The girls cross country coach Carl is the best. You will not find a better school or community anywhere.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2013
I just transferred from New Albany High School to Floyd Central due to environmental issues at New Albany. This school is TOP NOTCH. It is SO much better than New Albany. There isn't any bullying what so ever, not to mention that the academics are so advanced that you will be over prepared for college. The classes are challenging and it takes awhile to adjust to the teachers, but in the long run, it's worth it. The building is absolutely incredible, it is newly renovated and it shows. You don't feel like you're locked in a dungeon when you're at school here. You feel cared for, loved, and educated. What stuns me the most is the staff, they care. They straight up care about you. You're not a number, you're someone. The hospitality and caring actions made by the staff when I came here was incredible. If something wasn't quite right (which it rarely wasn't) they would sincerely apologize and fix it immediately no questions asked. I wake up at 5:30 and drive more than 20 minutes every morning and afternoon from New Albany to go to this school. It is simply the best, and I am extremely blessed to be able to be a part of this school.

- submitted by a student
May 18, 2012
I may move soon and have a daughter that is a pretty good bball player. She is 11 and it will be another year before we make the move but I was wondering what the youth athletics are like? Shes a decent player and I'd like to move to an area that would help her in her pursuit of basketball greatness! Lol. She's also a great student (one of 2 presidential accedemic award winners in her fifth grade class).

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2011
Floyd Central is an excellent public high school. While they are probably most known for their award-winning Dazzlers dance team and theatre department, the academics at FCHS are second to none. As a former student, I can honestly say that I was leagues ahead of my peers in college in terms of preparation, particularly in my field of study English. FC has many opportunities available to its students who want to be challenged. Whether you're looking for AP classes to prepare you for college or a good selection of electives, FC has something for everyone. There were very few faculty members who I would even remotely have something bad to say about. At least during my experience there, it never felt like a "teach to the test" type of environment. And now that the school has recently been renovated, I would definitely say that Floyd Central is an ideal place to have your child go to school.

- submitted by a student
September 16, 2009
Floyd Central has a great performing arts and currently is undergoing a 50 million dollar renovation.

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February 25, 2009
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February 18, 2009
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February 11, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
October 08, 2008
FC is a great school for high schoolers. It has great success with academics. Sports are lacking for the most part and the ones that were good are slowly going down hill. Some athletics and performing arts are good such as the dazzlers, marching band, and theater.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2008
athletically, a work in progress, but, academically one of the best, work isn't unreasonable, only if you don't want to be there in the first place, for the most part all of the teachers are some of the best and smartest around, it looks very good to colleges when you graduate from here also.....

- submitted by a student
August 30, 2008
Having one just graduate and another a senior this year, we have experienced several schools in Indiana, but Floyd Central by far provides the most well rounded education opportunities within the Metro Louisville area.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2008
I agree with the one parent who stated that if your child excels, parents will find this to be a great school. Children that do struggle tend to fall through the cracks. There are some exceptional teachers at FCHS and there are some that have no business teaching. I have personally had problems trying to get certain teachers to communicate with me regarding one of my children's declining grades. All the responsibility falls on the parents when it comes to communicating about a child's progress. The same can be said of the school's administration. Often calls do not get returned or responses are delayed. Overall, FCHS is a good school, but certainly not an outstanding one. My granddaughter will be placed in a private school when the time comes.

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April 24, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 14, 2008
Floyd Central High School is an excelent school with better programs for artisticly gifted children than any other public school I have attended. Though some of FCHS's athletics may have suffered over the years (mostly traditional sports like basketball and football), that doesn't mean that all of them have. In fact, most of FC's programs have flourished as the most accomplished atheletes decide to go out for teams like wrestling, tennis, and cross country. In addition, Floyd Central's art programs have greatly benefited from attention from not only the state, but the nation and even the international scene. Though there may not be a lot of diversity at FC, that doesn't by any means make us hillbillies. I have never heard a slur against anyone based on their race, ethnicity, or religion. All in all, I am proud to call myself a Floyd Central Highlander.

- submitted by a student
June 04, 2006
FCHS is an excellent school for any type of student. Although the athletic program could use some improvements, the school is streaming with numerous musicians and thesbians. FC's bands and orchestras are among the best in the state of IN. The only thing I disaprove of this fine school is that the principal does not give enough recongnition to the most talanted and excelling musical performers that try so hard to give their school a great reputation for excellence. I believe that this school has amazing academic and music programs, and I sincerly enjoy going here. I look foward to attending FC for three more glorious years.

- submitted by a student
May 22, 2006
Students at Floyd Central receive an education above and beyond the 'normal' high school. Although the school could have a little more diversity, as a graduate of Floyd Central, I feel I was very prepared for my college experience. With one semester left, of a 5 year major that took me only 3.5 years, I will graduate with a 3.995 because I received an A-. This school, academically, challenged me. I went to the state finals every year with the orchestra, and the school received a Grammy for its outstanding fine arts department. With athletics, I learned leadership skills. Floyd Central is an outstanding school with outstanding credentials. I am fortunate I received such a wonderful, all-around education.

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July 18, 2005
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- submitted by a student
March 24, 2005
I love FC!It's totally awesome , exept when your teachers load on the homework. But , thats what makes us great!

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March 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2004
Floyd central is a horrible school. The teachers are mean and rude, the and the work is unreasonable. This school is definatly not where you want to end up. I have been going here since 7th grade and i am misrable. My grades have dropped tremendously ever since i came here. If you have a choice, dont come to this school!

- submitted by a student
November 09, 2004
Floyd Central is an amazing school.I love going there!I cant wait until my children attend FC! At Floyd Central you get an excellent education that you cant find anywhere else. -Ashley Agnew

- submitted by a student
September 04, 2004
I would say Floyd Central is a quality school. As a whole, I do highly recommend this school because the large majority of teachers are competent to perform their jobs consistently. Floyd Central is a quality school for students who care in succeeding on a daily basis. I rate this school a score of 90! Eric L. Ellis -- Floyds Knobs, Indiana

- submitted by a former student
May 20, 2004
Mr. Hien is the coolest man in the world. He is fun and crazy. He makes our class really exciting. He is so funny. He should become a comedian. FC is a great school.

- submitted by a student
April 13, 2004
Just our opinion, Floyd Central is a good school if you have a child who excels. If you have a child who struggles, you may want to consider taking a close look at other options. There are plenty of activities at Floyd Central. We had two children go through the system. Like other schools, it has some good teachers and some who are not so good.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2004
We moved to Floyds Knobs for the sole purpose of getting our son the best High School Education possible. Floyd Central has proven to give our son the education we were seeking. The teachers and administrators have done their job in giving our son the knowledge to earn the grades needed for higher education. This move was well worth it! He now has the grades to choose the College of his choice. Thanks to all of the STaff at Floyd Central for caring enough about quality education. I would recommend this school as the best in Indiana. Thanks, Again Robert and Chris Grider

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October 08, 2003
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Floyd Central High School
6575 Old Vincennes Road, Floyds Knobs, IN  47119
(812) 542-8504
Last modified Floyd Central High School is a Public school that serves grades 10-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Floyd Central High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews.