Q1. What is Frederick Douglas?
A. Frederick Douglass High School is a new age academic learning high school for students ages 16 to 21 who have experienced difficulty in a traditional high school setting. It is tuition free and we help them successfully earn that coveted high school diploma.
Q2. How is the Frederick Douglass High Schools teaching method?
A. There are no traditional classes, grade levels or homework. Students work at their own pace in personalized study programs on individual computers with the aid of highly qualified teachers. Students attend one four- and one half hour session that is scheduled to accommodate jobs or family obligations.
Q3. What kind of classes do students take?
A. Students study science, English, math, history and all the classes necessary to pass the OGT and graduate with a high school diploma. Students also take vocational classes and other electives.
Q4. Do students only work on computers?
A. Students still have to write papers and read books just like in other schools. They also spend time volunteering or working. Teachers provide one on one assistance and students work together in small groups.
Q5. What do people need to do to enroll?
A. Young adults between the ages of 16 and 21 who have been admitted to the ninth grade may enroll there. Call the school at 937-701-7945 and we will explain everything you need to enroll.
Q7. Do we provide transportation?
A. RTA bus passes will be provided to students needing transportation.