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Falls City High School


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Blue Ribbon Image Falls City High School
1400 Fulton Street
Falls City, NE  68355
Phone: 402-245-2116       Fax: 402-245-5050
Gale Dunkhas - Principal
School Hours:  8:07 A.M. - 3:32 P.M.

Falls City High School was constructed in 1926. In 1999, a bond issue was passed to renovate the existing building and add a commons area, kitchen, and wing on the south side of the building. Construction began in 1999 and was completed 2001.

Currently, an average of 260 students attend grades 9-12. The high school staff consists of a full time principal and counselor, a part-time media specialist, a school nurse, and 38 other certified and classified employees who spend all or part of their day at the high school. A hot breakfast and lunch program is offered by our food service personnel everyday that school is in session.

1400 Fulton St.
Falls City, NE 68355
Phone: 402-245-2116€“ Fax: 402-245-5050

Gale Dunkhas - Principal

School Hours: 8:07 A.M. – 3:32 P.M.

FCHS is accredited through the State of Nebraska as well as the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI).

Currently, 40 English/Communications, 30 Math, 30 Science, 30 Social Sciences, 10 PE/Health, and 5 Computer Literacy Credits are required for students. Twenty-six total credits are needed to graduate.

Falls City High School offers many extra-curricular activities to suit a wide variety of interests, including show choir, band, stage band, one act play, speech team, and mock trial competition. FCHS also offers a full range of athletic programs that keep the school in compliance with Title IX.

In the fall of 2011, Falls City High School was named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The National Blue Ribbon School award honors public and private schools where students achieve at high levels or where the achievement gap is narrowing. In making the award, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said, "National Blue Ribbon Schools are committed to accelerating student achievement and preparing students for success in college and careers. Their success is an example for others to follow."