English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Electives...if I choose a career field now, why do I need the rest? Sometimes it’s hard to understand how a particular course will help you in your future. The academic courses available through Eastland-Fairfield will help you connect what you’re doing in high school with the world of opportunities that await you upon graduation.
The following pages describe the academic courses offered to juniors and seniors who are enrolled in full-time programs at Eastland or Fairfield Career Center.
The courses you will take at Eastland-Fairfield are determined by the credits you’ve already earned, the requirements of your career-technical program, the requirements for graduation from your home school, and the requirements for admission into a post-secondary program.
Dual Academic Credits
Dual Academic Credits are an opportunity for students to earn high school academic credits as well as college credits through agreements with Cincinnati State, Hocking College, and Ohio University-Lancaster. Successful students will graduate from high school with a college transcript and credits that can transfer to many other colleges! Dual Academic Credits are available for the following courses:
College Biology (Bioscience Technologies Program, Gahanna campus only
College Chemistry (ECC campus only)
College English Composition I & II
College Anatomy & Physiology (FCC campus only)
Special Needs Services
Eastland-Fairfield offers a wide range of educational options for students with special needs. General education and special education services are provided at both Eastland and Fairfield Career Centers to students with an IEP or a 504 Plan. The Eastland-Fairfield district does not provide special education services to students enrolled in one of its satellite programs; arrangements are made between the home school and the program site.
Available on-site, Career Center services include:
Academic and Technical Tutors — provide individual assistance and support to students with IEPs who are in all general education academics.
OGT Tutors — provide individual assistance to general and special education students as they prepare for the Ohio Graduation Tests.
Career Assessment Services — process for evaluating the potential student for skill training, assistance in career planning, and school-to work transition. A Career Assessment Specialist works with associate high schools to determine where the assessments will take place.
Connections — a resource room provided by the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio (ESCCO) located at Eastland Career Center. Connections is a resource for students with IEPs who indicate emotional and behavioral issues that may interfere with achieving academic success. Services are provided at three different levels depending on the student’s needs.
Resource Classes — smaller-sized classes led by licensed intervention specialists available for all core academic subject areas.