Franklin County Public Schools

190 Kings Daughters Drive #300
Frankfort, KY 40601

P: (502) 695-6700
District News
Bondurant Wins Chapter MathCounts Competition!
Bondurant's MathCounts team continued its winning streak at the Chapter MathCounts Competition this weekend at Good Shepherd School. Approximately sixty students from across the region competed in this challenging problem-solving style math competition.  

Bondurant defeated teams from Franklin, Anderson, Scott, and Boyle Counties on its way to the championship. The four person team of Ahmad Ateyeh, Kobe Staude, Nikhil Akula, and Anish Penmecha earned the highest averages on both individual and team tests to take home the trophy.

Individuals finishing in the top 14 for Bondurant include: Nikhil Akula---3rd place overall, Ahmad Ateyeh---5th place overall, Anish Penmecha---9th place overall’ and Jai Joshi---14th place overall.

Other individuals on the Bondurant team include: Gabriel True, Sara Jones, Hithan Garla, Marcus Negron, Mason Wooldridge, Chinmay Tope, Sahil Shaik, Sanjna Raj, Aathman Bhavaraju The top 12 individual test takers took part in a single elimination, one-on-one quick recall tournament, and Ahmad Ateyeh emerged as the champion in this intense competition.  

FCHS Academic Team Finishes Third in Governor's Cup Regionals
The Franklin County High School Academic Team earned third place overall in Regional Governor’s Cup competition held at Lafayette High School on Saturday, Feb. 18. 
Watch School Subjects online!
The February episode of School Subjects, a monthly conversation with Supt. Chrissy Jones, is now available here. This month we discuss Supt. Jones' decision to retire, and we meet one of three new school board members. We also discuss the planned construction of a new Collins Lane Elementary School, recognize our district's teachers of the year, and meet an outstanding and memorable 4th-grader from Elkhorn Elementary School. This episode is supplemented by a separate video of an interview with Mrs. Layne Allen, the Franklin County Public Schools' District Teacher of the Year. 
School Friday and Monday!
Reminder: Tomorrow and Monday are snow make-up days. There WILL be school!
Forms needed for 1:World Pilot classes.
Students who have not completed the required forms for the 1:World Pilot classes can use the links below to download ad print the forms. Forms can also be obtained at the school.

Device Protection Plan and Pledge for Device Use

Electronic Access User Agreement Form

Access to Electronic Media (AUP)

THREE Inclement-weather make-up days announced (updated 2/1/2017)
In order to make-up three school days that were cancelled in January due to inclement weather, school WILL be in session on Friday, Feb. 17, Monday, Feb. 20 and Friday, March 17. More dates will be posted in the event of additional closures. 
Elkhorn Elementary Student wins District Spelling Bee
Terrell Clark, a 4th-grader at Elkhorn Elementary School, won the annual District Spelling Bee yesterday, outlasting the school champions from the district’s elementary and middle schools. Terrell will now move on to represent the Franklin County Public Schools in the Kentucky Derby Festival Spelling Bee on March 11 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville. 
Supt. Chrissy Jones announces retirement plans
Chrissy Jones, superintendent of the Franklin County Public Schools, announced at tonight's (Jan. 23) school board meeting that she will be retiring at the end of this school year (June 30). Ms. Jones has been an educator 35 years and has been in Franklin County 17 years, the last five as superintendent. 
2017-18 Calendar Approved
The 2017-18 Calendar has been approved by the Board of Education. 
At Bridgeport, "Manners Matter"
Students from Bridgeport Elementary School recently celebrated their selection as "most well-mannered" at Wendy's on the west side of Frankfort. Bridgeport and the local Wendy's franchise have partnered to create "Manners Matter," a program to encourage, reward and reinforce manners and respect while at school. Every homeroom teacher at Bridgeport selects one student each month for recognition. The students are then taken to Wendy's for a sit-down, white-tablecloth lunch. 
Information and Updates for 1:World
Information and updates for the FCPS 1:World project can be found here -
Read FAQs, submit your own questions, find status updates and more. Find dedicated pages for students, staff and parents, and come back and check for updates and the project progresses.  
Wanted: School Bus Drivers!
A reminder that we are still hiring school bus drivers! This is a great job for those who are can work early mornings and afternoons with a break or another job during the mid-day. Full-time bus drivers qualify for health insurance and other benefits. We provide all training. You MUST have a clean driving and criminal record and you MUST pass a drug test.

Click here to apply, then click on "Apply for this Position" in the right-hand column.
Mission - 
To prepare students for College and Career Readiness and to become contributing citizens.
Goal - 
To REINVENT Franklin County Schools to be the PREFERRED school district!
Belief Statements -  
  • are our number ONE priority
  • will engage in high quality instruction in a nurturing environment
  • will achieve at high levels
  • will become responsible and independent learners
  • will share in the responsibility of their own learning
  • will utilize 21st century skills (critical thinking, creativity, communications, collaboration and commitment) 
  • will succeed through the combined efforts of the Franklin County Public Schools, families and our community

Upcoming Events
Tue Mar 7 2017
HES SBDM Meeting
Tue Mar 14 2017
ADHD Support Meeting
Thu Mar 16 2017
BPE SBDM Meeting
Mon Mar 20 2017

2016-17 Calendar
Approved 01/25/16
2017-18 Calendar
Approved 01/09/17
School Start & End Times 
Early Learning Village
7:40a - 2:30p
Elementary Schools
7:45a - 2:40p
Bondurant Middle
8:30a - 3:20p
Elkhorn Middle & High Schools
8:40a - 3:20p 
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