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Students - General - Traditions
About Floyd Central
Floyd Central High School is a part of the New Albany-Floyd County School Corporation which serves nearly 11,000 students in Floyd County, Indiana. The Floyd County school district comprises the twelfth largest school district in the state. After 1967, the school grew rapidly. The school is currently eight acres, containing a planetarium, swimming pool, two gymnasiums, an indoor track, auditorium, and a library.
"On Floyd Central, race to the goal
On Floyd Central, show your control
On Floyd Central, bring us success
On big green and gold machine
We all know what victory means, Bring us victory!
For our school we proudly will stand FCHS is in command
And we will back our team in winning this game
Green and gold come out on top
Our team won't stop
Highlanders-that's our name!"
Floyd Central has a first class commission from the Indiana Department of Public Instruction and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, a voluntary regional accreditation organization.
A Nationally Recognized School
In the last decade, Floyd Central has been repeatedly recognized as an outstanding high school at the state and national level.
1994- 1996, 2002 - National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
Named an Indiana Four Star School twelve times.
2005 -Recognized for excellence in educational achievement as a Best Buy school for the fifth time.
Recognized for its career planning program by the U.S. Army.
The school's Student Service Department is recognized as a Gold Star School.
The performing arts programs are recognized as exemplary programs throughout the state of Indiana.
The music department has been nationally recognized twice as a Grammy School.
The Dance Team has brought home 10 national titles from 2003-2012
Hoosier Hills Conference Grand Champions - 18 out of 21 years
Notorious for recognizing both athletes and scholars within the school, Floyd Central regularly holds both athletic and academic pep-rallies. Traditionally, pep-rallies take place on one Friday out of every quarter; the week of the pep-rally is known as 'School Spirit Week'. During this week, students are permitted to wear motley costumes to show school spirit and even represent themes such as the 1980's, teacher look-a-like day, and cowboy and Native American day.