Mission: “Every student successfully completes high school.”
Vision: “Floyd Central High School provides a learning environment that prepares students to contribute as citizens of a diverse society; pursue post-secondary education and training; compete globally for jobs.”
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. FCHS opened in the fall of 1967 and has
nearly doubled its enrollment since that time. It replaced the historic Georgetown School, which
served grades 1-12.
The New Albany-Floyd County School Corporation comprises the twelfth largest school district
in the state. Currently, the Floyd Central campus is a 97.25 acre complex that includes outdoor
athletic fields and a planetarium, tennis courts, both an indoor and outdoor track, weight room
facility, an auditorium and small theatre and up-to-date classrooms.
In the spring of 2013 and 2014 Floyd Central High School was named to the Washington Post
List of America’s Most Challenging High Schools. The Indiana Department of Education also
recognized Floyd Central as an Indiana Four Star School for the fifteenth time in 2014. Floyd
Central has also received two National School of Excellence Blue Ribbon Awards in 1996 and in
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 AdvancED, a voluntary regional accreditation organization.
Recognitions and Accomplishments
Floyd Central enjoys the strong support of a PTO Renaissance group, which seeks to motivate
students to attain a higher level of academic success through a variety of incentives. The band,
choir, and orchestra have consistently competed at ISSMA state level competitions and have
traveled and performed nationally and internationally. The newspaper and yearbook were named
publications of the year by their respective organizations in 2013 and 2014. A member of the
Hoosier Hills Athletic Conference, Floyd Central has been named the Boys All Sports
Champions twelve of the last nineteen years and the Girls All Sports Champions for fourteen of
the past fifteen years. Floyd Central has been named the Conference All sports Champion
twenty-one of the past twenty-five years.
An IB World School
Floyd Central High School is an authorized International Baccalaureate World School. IB World
Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to a high quality, challenging international
education. Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic
programs. For additional information about the IB and its programs, visit http://www.ibo.org