In August of 1997 the two school communities of Lafayette and St. Mary of the Knobs came together to form the new Floyds Knobs Elementary School. These two schools had histories of being recognized in the upper twenty-fifth percentile in the State of as being outstanding schools. They have both been designated as Four Star Schools noted for high standardized test scores, high Language Arts and Math scores, and high attendance rates.
Floyds Knobs Elementary is situated on approximately 15 acres. In addition to regular classroom teachers, there is an Art teacher, a Music teacher, a Physical Education teacher, a Learning Lab teacher, a Librarian, two Special Education Resource teachers, a full time Counselor, two part time therapists, a social worker, and several instructional assistants.
Floyds Knobs Elementary has a gymnasium, newly renovated cafeteria, music room, art room, computer lab, mobile computer lab, two educational resource rooms, library media center, special services offices, conference area, and amphitheater. There are also three playgrounds and elevator services. The entire building is handicapped accessible.
School Improvement Goals
To improve reading comprehension and vocabulary skills so 90% of FKE students consistently score above standard in language arts on the ISTEP test.
To improve writing skills so 90% of FKE students consistently score above standard in language arts on the ISTEP test.
To meet the unique academic needs of all students. To increase the level of respect displayed by students.
Achievements & Service Projects
We are so proud of our students and all the hard work they put into their activities!
- Speech Contest
- Summer Reading Program
- Indiana History Day in Indiana
- Science Fair
- Jump Rope for Heart
- Relay for Life (American Cancer Society)
- Reading Rodeo
- Salvation Army Canned Food Drive
- Secret Angel
- Blessings in a Backpack