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Posted On: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 14:30

Posted On: Monday, November 28, 2016 - 15:53

At the November board meeting, the FTCSC School Board approved the 2017-2018 school calendar, which can be found here as well as under the Resources menu at the top of this page.

Posted On: Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:13

Please refer to the attached document for an important notice regarding discrimination and services offered by Franklin Township Community School Corporation

Attached Documents:

Discrimination is Against the Law

Posted On: Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:13



                                                                   Spring 2016 ISTEP +

July 2016,

Dear Parent or Guardian

Your student’s Spring 2016 ISTEP+ results are now available for you to review through the ISTEP+ Parent Portal. Through the Parent Portal, you will be able to view preliminary results, including your student’s current score and performance level (Pass+, Pass, or Did Not Pass) and written responses to ISTEP+ Part 1 questions for each subject area of your student’s test. After reviewing this information, you may also request that your student’s response to one or more questions from ISTEP+ Part 1 be rescored.


The ISTEP+ Parent Portal can be accessed through August 12, 2016 at https://results.pearsonaccessnext.com/  using a standard web browser.

Please note the following:

  • Claim Codes* are case sensitive. Enter the characters exactly as they are shown.
    • *See Important Note below regarding your child’s Claim Code.
  • Detailed instructions for using the ISTEP+ Parent Portal will be available on the login page.


  • If the performance level for a test is shown as Undetermined, your student’s Part 1 and/or Part 2 test for that subject area may have been incomplete, not taken, missing, or not matched due to an incorrect name, date of birth, or Student Testing Number (STN). In this case, written responses may or may not be available to view.


  • Images taken from braille, large print, or loose-leaf computer-generated documents may show responses to multiple questions. In these cases, only the parts related to each question were used in scoring.


  • Copies of Part 1 questions, scoring rubrics, and sample student papers will be available beginning June 30 on the IDOE web site at: www.doe.in.gov/assessment/istep-grades-3-8. Please review these materials carefully before deciding whether you want to request a rescore for any question.


If a score is shown as Undetermined (UND) and you have reason to believe your student did complete both parts of his or her test, or you have questions about the responses shown for your student, please contact us. Inquiries from schools will be given priority, so we will contact the IDOE and Pearson on your behalf to obtain a response that we can share with you directly.



You may access your child’s CLAIM CODE through Infinite Campus. Each child’s code is specific to him/her. If you have more than one child who took the Spring 2016 ISTEP+, each child will have a different code.

Posted On: Monday, May 9, 2016 - 13:35

It is hard to believe that we have almost reached the end of the 2015 - 2016 school year.  We are now planning for the next school year.  We know that there are going to be a great number of changes this summer before we start back to school on July 27.  If you know that you are going to have a change of address, phone number, or need to modify the information that you have on file, you can now do it online through Infinite Campus.  In order to access this feature you MUST have signed up for access to the parent portal.  If you follow this link:  http://www.ftcsc.k12.in.us/it/32 you will be directed to the IC page.  Once you have access to the portal, please make sure you read the District Announcement Section.

Posted On: Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 15:31

Parents of current 5th grade students:

Immunizations of meningitis and Tdap are needed for the start of 6th grade.  Please call the doctor now to schedule an appointment prior to the start of school so that your student will have the shots that Indiana requires for middle school.  When you have an appointment date and time, please let the elementary school nurse know so that it can be recorded. Requirements are grade level-based, and not dependent on age of students entering 6th grade.  Call now for the best availability of appointments.

Parents of current high school juniors:

Two doses of meningitis are needed for the start of 12th grade.  Please call your student’s doctor now to schedule an appointment prior to the start of school so that your student will have complete shots as designated by the state of Indiana.  Please call the nurse at 803-8304 to advise her about the date and time of appointment.  Students are expected to have the shots at the beginning of the school year.  Call now for best availability of appointments.

Please follow the links to the immunization charts:

Immunization Requirement Chart                               Immunization Requirement Chart (Spanish)

Posted On: Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 15:27

It is amazing what can be found when spending some time on Google.  Most recently we discovered that the official holiday for New Year’s Day in 2017 will be on January 2!  The approved calendar for the 16-17 school year indicated that students in Franklin Township would be returning to school on that day after the winter break.  This new information has caused a shift of days in the calendar.

The link to the calendar shown below will take you to the new version of the calendar with the corrections.  The modification is that students WILL attend school on Friday, December 16.  The teacher work day has been moved to Monday, December 19, 2016.  With this change, students and staff will return to school on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

2016 - 2017 Calendar Changes

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Posted On: 2017-01-18

A message from Student Council sponsors Mrs. Huff and Mr. Schnepp... We would love to have our student council members wear their student council tshirts for our yearbook picture tomorrow, if possible.

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Posted On: 2017-01-18

Thank you to all of our families that have sent in their SchoolStore.com envelopes with the prize code. All the students that returned theirs today were given a LIGHT UP PUFFER BALL. We are extending the prize redemption for returning this to TOMORROW too. Remember you don't have to purchase anything to receive the PUFFER BALL just follow the directions on the envelope and return it with your prize code.

Thompson Crossing Elementary School

Posted On: 2017-01-18

What a great 100th Day Parade by our Kindergarten teachers and students! Thank you for your involvement parents to make this happen!

Thompson Crossing Elementary School

Posted On: 2017-01-18

100th day parade!

Thompson Crossing Elementary School

Posted On: 2017-01-18

Colonial Day for 5th grade as presented by Mrs. Nine's room!

Thompson Crossing Elementary School

Posted On: 2017-01-17

A group of our 4th graders will represent thousands of others across the country on February 22nd! Known as The Nation’s Report Card, NAEP is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what students in the United States know and can do. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1jVs1Wt.

NAEP - Overview


NAEP - Continuing national assessment of student performance and educational achievement in U.S. elementary and secondary schools, public and private.

Franklin Township Community School Corporation

Posted On: 2017-01-13

All FTCSC schools and offices will be closed Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Franklin Township Community School Corporation

Posted On: 2017-01-13

As most Franklin Township residents are aware, our school system is currently searching for a new superintendent. The school board would like to have your input. There will be a public meeting on Monday, January 23, 2017, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the administration building. At this meeting participants will be given the opportunity to be informed of the criteria for choosing our new superintendent. The meeting will be conducted in a small group format. During these groups, you will be given the guidelines that will be used to select our new leader, and have the opportunity to provide input on the characteristics that you envision the next superintendent would have. Those guidelines are based on the Franklin Township Community School Corporation's Strategic Plan. Following are the four aspects of that plan: --Academic Excellence and Learning - Creating the best possible environment to nurture academic potential --Budget and Operational Systems - Being fiscally responsible Governance and Communication - Focusing on informed communication and decision making --Climate and Culture - Promoting effective and positive relationships among staff, students, parents, and community --These are all strengths that we will be looking for in our new superintendent. We look forward to seeing you the 23rd. -The Franklin Township School Board

Franklin Township Community School Corporation

Posted On: 2017-01-10

Welcome Mrs. Foulk and Mrs. Shore to the FTCSC Board!