FHS is committed to assuring that every student will graduate from high school and will be able to demonstrate the skills and abilities needed to obtain and keep employment now and into their future.
21st Century Community Learning Center
The 21st Century Community Learning Center is a federally funded grant that assists with the funding of before and/or after-school programs. The purpose of the grant is to extend the students' learning day by providing academic enrichment activities including tutorial services to help students academic content standards in core subjects, such as reading and math.
FHS's 21 Century Community Learning Center after-school program offers students tutoring, skill building as well as great activities like basketball, robotics, steel band and numerous arts. Read More
Advisory - Preparing 4 Life!
The Franklinton High School Advisory program promotes meaningful relationships between staff and students, and provides academic, emotional, and career focused support to students. Through weekly advisory meetings, students engage in social, college, and career essential readiness activities. Students develop an individualized student success plan to map out their educational path and set needed academic and personal goals. The Advisor is a FHS faculty member who advocates and coaches students to receive appropriate support, and helps students create and pursue personal and professional pathways for reaching their future goals.
The Advisory Program makes extensive use of Ohio Means Jobs website, and other resources that focus students on identifying career goals, creating unique career plans, identifying career and work essential learning, and engaging and documenting progress toward those goals.
The Robotics Program was designed to give FHS students the opportunity for real world engineering, to gain experience working as an integral part of a production team and to obtain skills directly applicable to the workplace.
Students in the Robotics Program build a robot and compete as a part of the First robotics competitions, a program designed to, "transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders."
Arts and Movement Program
FHS schedules a block of time specifically reserved for students to experience creative arts experiences. These include a variety of areas of art, music, theatre and movement. Classes are facilitated by community experts in each area. Topics and teachers change each semester to provide students with an opportunity to engage in an arts survey experience. Offerings have included such things as: choir, dance, intramural sports, art, jewelry making, fitness, steel drum band, song writing, computer graphics and design, weight training, robotics, yoga and culinary arts. These activities focus on developing the creative capabilities of FHS students and complete what it means to be a well educated person.
College Credit Plus
College Credit Plus can help you earn college and high school credits at the same time by taking college courses from community colleges or universities. The purpose of this program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and to provide a wide variety of options to college-ready students. Taking a college course from a public college or university is free. That means no cost to the family of public and private school students for tuition, books or fees. If you choose to attend a private college or university, you may have limited costs.