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FCTS Student Passes Welding Test

Robert Woods first H.S. Student to pass API 1104 test.

Franklin County Technical School Shares Back-To-School Safety Tips

TURNERS FALLS — Superintendent Richard Martin would like to offer Franklin County Technical School staff, students and parents, as well as area motor

WMass high school football programs hold first practices as teams prepare for new statewide alignments (photos)

Friday marked the first day high school football programs across Massachusetts were allowed to start holding team practices.

Franklin Tech partners with Subaru to give students real-world auto experience...

Franklin County Tech has agreed to a partnership with Subaru of New England to provide students with real-world automotive technology skil

Nurses and FCTS COVID-19 Prevention Effort

Our nurses: keeping the FCTS educational community safe.

2021 Senior Activities

Information about prom, awards, graduation, etc.

Poets from Slate Roof Press at FCTS

Four poets read on a beautiful spring day.

FCTS Now Accepts Credit Cards

Franklin County Tech School now accepts credit cards to pay for dues, yearbooks, and more

Franklin County Tech offers future teachers

Franklin County Tech in Turners Falls hosted this year’s "Bridges to the Future" teacher recruitment day. Students who participate in the year-long program learn first hand how to teach a class.

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Franklin County Technical School is a 4-year, public high school. Anyone can apply for admission. Applications are accepted from March 1st through September 30th.

Since 1976, Franklin County Technical School has provided a valuable combination of technical training and academic education to students from our region. We focus on support and individual instruction in those areas students will need for full, successful lives.

It is the policy of the Franklin County Technical School not to discriminate on the basis of homeless status, sex, race, religion, age, sexual orientation, transgender, gender identity, creed, color, national origin or disability in its educational programs, activities or employment policies.



The foundational philosophy of the Franklin County Technical School is that all students are capable of academic and technical skills. All students can grow intellectually, socially, ethically and physically. Students learn best in a safe, tolerant and disciplined environment.

It's our task to nurture students into mature, young adults capable of life-long learning and curiosity. We achieve that by providing the professionally trained technical and academic teachers who are accomplished in reaching all students. We focus on support and individual instruction in those areas students will need for full, successful lives.



"As an alumni and a former school committee member I highly recommend the FCTS. Every parent of a 7th or 8th grade student should give serious consideration to the FCTS for their child's high school education."

Jeffrey Hampton
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"FCTS is the best! Everyone I ever talked with in different departments are awesome! My grandsons really like going there. Good trades offered. I can't say enough about how that place has left such an impression on me. "

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