Education Systems

Education Is Your Expertise and Passion.
Delivering seamless school communications and safety system integration solutions for K-12, higher education organizations and community colleges in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.

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A Fairchild Communication Systems, Inc. Service Representative will contact you to schedule a review of your current services, survey your systems, and provide a no-obligation estimate.
Protect your students, staff and property with:

First, We Understand.

We understand the challenges you face in providing students and staff a safe, innovative and user-friendly educational experience. Our Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Michiana teams are passionate about ensuring the highest quality school communication and safety integration systems, from early design stages to implementation.

With today’s ever-changing technology, you also need products and services that give you fast, dependable and cost-effective solutions. No matter the size of your project, our team will deliver the right technologies to meet your goals and objectives thanks to our partnership with a wide range of well-respected manufacturing partners. Most importantly, our job is to make sure your system is stress-free and secure so you have can focus on what you do best.

Case Study: Crawfordsville Community Schools
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We are enhancing communication and learning with:

Protect your people and property with our Life Safety and Security Solutions

  • Nearly 40% of all school fires are started intentionally.
  • Fire departments respond to approximately 5,690 fires at education buildings each year.
  • Around 1,200 tornadoes occur in the U.S. every year.
  • Around 24 tornadoes occur in Indiana every year.
  • The average lead time for a tornado warning is 13 minutes, but some can have little warning at all.
  • Indiana reported 20 bomb incidents in 2015-2016.
  • Since 2011, there has been an increase in bomb incidents of 1,461%.
  • There were 206 school-based bomb incidents, an average of more than 10 threats per school day across the U.S. in 2016.
  • 79% of schools respond to bomb incidents by evacuation.
  • 53% of bomb threats are delivered by phone call.
  • In all of 2017, there were 44 shootings in elementary and secondary schools, resulting in 25 deaths and 60 injuries.
  • In 2018, there have been 28 shootings in elementary and secondary schools, resulting in 40 deaths and 66 injuries.
  • The average school shooting lasts 12.5 minutes.
  • The average police response time is 18 minutes.
  • School shootings that involved a homicide reduced student enrollment and depressed students’ standardized test scores by nearly 5%.


  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and U.S. Tornadoes
  • The Educator’s School Safety Network
  • Gun Violence Archive, SchoolGuard and Everytown Research

Recent Success Stories

CASE STUDY: Boosting the Cell Signal at Saginaw County Jail

Every aspect of the new $38.8 million Saginaw County Jail in Saginaw, Michigan was designed for inmate and officer security.
From the innovative and centrally located officer command center layout to fewer bars and more doors, Sheriff William Federspiel and his team succeeded in building a state-of-the-art adult detention center. No matter the obstacles or challenges presented by unique facilities with operational needs hindering cell signal availability, Fairchild Communication Systems, Inc., can design a solution to keep your team connected and effectively communicating.

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CASE STUDY: Greenfield Christian Church

Floor to ceiling stained glass windows and beautiful hardwood surfaces add to the ambience of worship space but pose serious audio/visual challenges. Located in the center of downtown Greenfield with the original building established in 1895, Greenfield Christian Church is designed in a wide semicircle pattern that allows the congregation to be close to the altar. When Fairchild Communication Systems, Inc. sales engineer Matt Ranft saw the hanging central cluster of speakers hung nearly 25’ above the congregation he knew that his team could design a system to greatly increase the sound quality for worshippers.  He also saw a video projector that was trying and mostly failing to blast through the brilliant light from the stained glass windows to project music lyrics and other images.

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