Program Options

Traditional Academic Program: Most students attend the school’s Traditional Academic Program. The school day is from 7:45 to 2:08. Time is available during the school day for students to complete credit recovery. Instruction is text-book based with computers available for special projects. Students may also come in before school to work on deficient credits or receive additional help. Students are required to take English, Math, Science, Social Studies and Careers/Life Skills. Additional courses include Health, Physical Education, Personal Finance and Art. A Career Portfolio is also required for graduation.

Transition Program: Some junior and senior students may petition to attend school through the Transition Program - a half day program for students who cannot attend a six hour school day. Instruction is primarily on-line, but text-books are available to supplement the on-line curriculum.  Teachers skilled in the four core academic fields are available to assist students who need help. Students take the four academic subjects plus Life Skills and Credit Recovery. One Session is available from 7:45- 1:00. To be eligible for this program students most be employed. Employers must provide a letter stating the requested hours of employment, and the students must provide copies of their paycheck while enrolled in the program. Other students may be eligible for the program with the permission of the principal. Students in the transition program eat breakfast from 7:30- 7:45 and lunch from 12:30-1:00.

Success Academy: A special program designed for older students between the ages of 18 and 21 who may need just a few credits or help with the OGT to earn a high school diploma. The program is accelerated, and meets Mon-Fri from 7:45- 1:00.  Life experiences may be used to complete some graduation requirements. Students in the success academy eat breakfast from 7:30- 7:45 and lunch from 12:30-1:00.

22+: A new ODE sponsored program for adults of any age over 22 to seek a high school diploma. Dohn is currently the only school in the greater Cincinnati area to offer 22+. The program is self-paced and competency based. Dohn will assist the adult student to recover previous transcripts and credits. The program meets from 12:00- 3:00, Monday through Friday with some schedule flexibility to meet individual needs. Students work with texts as well as online. Instruction occurs one on one and in small groups.

Home Instruction: Home Instruction is an option for students who need specialized services outside of the above programs. This allows for a student to meet a tutor at their local library to earn necessary credits.