Academics



Elder High School is proud to offer a wide range of curricular offerings which challenge and nurture the interests of all students.  Our curriculum – aligned with the A.C.T. College Readiness Standards – is comprised of required courses in various levels (Advanced Placement, Honors, Advanced College Prep, College Prep and General) and electives that allow students to customize their schedule to their individual interests and learning styles.  Our curriculum challenges students to push themselves, develop diligent study and work habits, surpass their expectations, refine their beliefs, and become productive members of society.

Our dedicated and experienced faculty is comprised of education professionals who inspire students to achieve their fullest potential and to become leaders in the communities in which they live, work, and play.  Indeed, our faculty persistently work to teach not only academic content but also Catholic values.

 

 

Elder High School may accept credit for courses completed prior to a student entering the 9th grade in accordance with ORC 3313.603.

A student who wishes to be awarded credit for a course or courses completed prior to entering 9th grade should provide Elder with an official document from the sending school that indicates the exact title of the course completed along with the first and last name of the teacher of the course and the grade for the course. The sending school should also provide a document with information about the amount of time spent in the course. That is, it should be indicated if the course was taught for a full year or for one semester.

The sending school should also provide the student’s SSID along with a score earned on any corresponding end of course test that meets the state requirement for high school graduation. Elder High School will accept points earned from testing completed prior to 9th grade that meets the state requirement for high school graduation.

Earning credit for a high school course and earning a proficient score or higher on an end-of-course test do not guarantee recommendation for placement in an advanced course. The student must complete a placement exam or judgment administered by the specific academic department at Elder High School. Placement in an advanced course will be recommended based on performance on the placement exam or judgment administered by the specific academic department at Elder High School.