Elementary Campus: Grades K-3
1546 Dartford Road • Maumee, OH 43537
MS/HS Campus: Grades 4-12
1628 Henthorne Road • Maumee, OH 43537
College & Career Prep
Wildwood Environmental Academy implements the use of the ACT Career Readiness assessment and activities. This allows the staff to assess the needs of all middle and high school students using a test format that is similar to the ACT test students take to enter college. From the tests, the students will be placed into academic groups which will meet them where they are at academically in a multitude of areas. During first period classes, they are placed in multi-age groups to address their needs both for remediation and to be challenged. This helps the staff to prepare the students for college.
Junior students in the high school attend a college readiness and career prep class that helps them to explore mutliple careers in a manner that highlights their strengths while guiding them on a career path. This class is co-taught by our Dean of Students who also helps to coordinate college visits and career shadowing days.
For more information on our college and career prep activities and classes, please contact the school.
Please take the time to explore the Ohio Means Jobs website for students!
College Credit Plus Program
Prior to March 1st, the school district will provide information about the College Credit Plus program to all students in grades 7-12. An informational session will be held by March 30th. A student must notify the high school Guidance Office of their interest in participating in College Credit Plus the next school year by submitting the ‘Intent To Participate Form’ by April 1st .
To Participate in the College Credit Plus program, parents and students must attend an informational meeting and provide the Intent to Participate form with the required signatures to the WEAH office.
Students must APPLY to the college or university under the College Credit Plus program, and follow ALL admission requirements in a timely manner that is set forth by each individual college or university. It is the responsibility of the students to send out all admission requirements to the college or university BEFORE their deadline date. They must be accepted to the college or university under the College Credit Plus program.
If admitted into the College Credit Plus program, students must meet with Mrs. Fisher to finalize their College Credit Plus plans and/or high school or middle school schedule.
Click here to download a College Credit Plus Form
College Credit Plus Parent Information
BACKGROUND: Beginning with the 2015/2016 school year, qualified students in grades 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12 may enroll at a public or private college on a part-time or full-time basis, to complete college courses for high school and college credit.
NOTIFICATION DATES: Prior to March 1st of each year, school districts must provide information concerning the program to all students enrolled in grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11.
By April 1st of each year, students must inform their district of their intention to enroll in the program in the following year. Failure to submit the forms in a timely manner will eliminate the student’s eligibility for this program.
PARTNERSHIPS: The University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, OWENS Community College.
ENROLLMENT OPTIONS: College Credit Plus students may choose to receive college and high school graduation credit (the school district, via the state, assumes financial responsibilities).
Students enrolled in the College Credit Plus program can only take up to 30 college credit hours per academic year and NOT more than 120 college credit hours in high school. Also, students in the College Credit Plus program can NOT exceed full time status.
Summer Options – students may choose to receive college and high school graduation credit (the school district, via the state, assumes financial responsibilities).
COUNSELING TO BE PROVIDED: School districts must provide counseling to students and their parents in grades 6-11 who plan to enroll in the program. Counseling information must include, but is not limited to:
The process for granting academic credit.
Financial arrangements for tuition, books, materials, and fees.
The effects of program participation on the student’s graduation requirements.
The effects of participation on the student’s grade point average.
Expands the curriculum available to students.
Provides opportunities for “in-depth” study of those areas of special interest or need.
Allow students to earn college credit while in high school.
Provides financial support for taking college courses for high school credit.
Allow students to experience college-level work/life prior to making final decisions about post-secondary education plans.
POTENTIAL RISKS AND CONSEQUENCES:
Increased responsibility for learning.
Reduced opportunities for participation in high school activities.
Increased family financial obligations for education (i.e. tuition, fees, books, materials).
Possible effect on GPA.
Increased time for travel to and from the college, increased study requirements for college level courses, etc.
PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY: Student must be accepted by the colleges (each institution will have its own admission criteria). To be considered full-time, a student must be enrolled in the equivalent of 5 credits a year(minimum).
THE PROCESS FOR GRANTING CREDIT - CCP requires two fundamental conditions:
Student must be enrolled in both college and high school.
Student will earn transcripted college and high school credit upon successful completion of the course. High school credit will be awarded toward both the graduation and subject area requirements of the district. All courses taken for high school credit will be counted in the student’s grade point average.
FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS: Students attending a public college during the year under the College Credit Plus program will not be charged for tuition, books, or fees. Students attending a private college may be charged based on the particular private college and where the course is delivered, in accordance with the law. When a student has completed coursework, books purchased by the district must be returned to the district within one week after college grading period ends.
Financial obligations default to the student/parent if the student fails the course, drops the course after the college approved drop date, or fails to complete the course.
Student’s financial obligations MUST be paid in full in order to participate in high school commencement ceremony.
TRANSPORTATION: No form of transportation or reimbursement for transportation will be provided by WEA. Students furnish their own transportation. If a student is on the Federal Free or Reduced Lunch Program the student may request a small transportation stipend through the Ohio Department of Education.
AVAILABLE SUPPORT: Guidance for college admission. Explanation of high school graduation requirements. This and additional support is provided by appointment with Mrs. Fisher.
SCHEDULING: No high school graduation requirement may be waived for any student as a result of participating in this program. Scheduling conflicts are not the responsibility of the school district or college. Courses at the high school and college level will NOT be overloaded to accommodate a student in the College Credit Plus program. (e.g. WEA students will not be allowed to drop a high school course after the first week of high school coursework in order to accommodate a change in their college schedules.) College courses may be dropped due to low enrollment. The student is responsible for making a copy of his or her college schedule and giving it to Mrs. Fisher at least one week prior to the start of the college term. If at any time a student withdraws from a part-time or a full-time College Credit Plus program, the student must immediately report this to Mrs. Fisher so that reintegration plans can be made. At that time, the student’s family must reimburse WEA for tuition, books, etc.
CONSEQUENCES OF FAILING: Classes failed or withdrawn with an “F” will receive an “F” on the high school and college transcript, and will be computed into their high school and college GPA. Students/Parents are responsible for payment of courses where a student received an “F” AND where a student dropped a course after the college approved dropped date or failed to complete the course.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: No high school graduation requirement and/or grade promotion may be waived for any student participating in this program. College Credit Plus does NOT replace the requirements to earn a high school diploma. Even if you are enrolled in college courses, you must take the end-of-course exams in English I, English II, Algebra I, and Geometry. You do not have to take the end-of-course exams in Physical Science, American Government, and American History if you are enrolled in College Credit Plus Courses that substitute. A College Credit Plus student’s end-of-course grades in Physical Science, American Government, and American History will correspond with a point scale used for graduation requirements.
WEIGHTED COURSE CONVERSION: College courses taken through the College Credit Plus program will be given the same weight as the highest or advanced standing course in the same subject area as the high school.
MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF COLLEGE CREDITS THAT CAN BE TAKEN: Students enrolled in the College Credit Plus program can only take up to 30 college credit hours per academic year and NOT more than 120 college credit hours in high school. Also, students in the College Credit Plus program can NOT exceed full time status.
Full time status is calculated as follows:
1. Determine student’s number of high school ONLY units,
2. Multiple that number by 3, and
3. Subtract the result from the number 30.
4. That number is the total number of college credits that a College Credit Plus student may earn that academic year.
COURSES AVAILABLE THROUGH COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS: Once you are admitted to a college for College Credit Plus, you may take any course in the college’s course catalog that is not remedial or religious, and that applies toward a degree or professional certificate, in a subject area in which you are college-ready.
ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Meeting all requirements and standards for college courses. Students who participate in the College Credit Plus program, whether part-time or full-time, must fulfill all State and local attendance requirements at their high schools. College attendance cannot be used as an excused absence from high school. It is the student's responsibility at the end of each college term to provide a copy of their college report card to the high school office. This must be done prior to the start of any new college coursework. At year’s end, each student must also request that the college send an official transcript to the high school office seven days prior to WEA graduation. The college may charge the student a nominal fee for this official transcript request. When a student has completed coursework, books purchased by the district must be returned to the WEA within one week after college grading period ends. Books will be returned to the WEA Office. It is the student’s responsibility to make sure that they are aware of all deadlines with the College Credit Plus program in relation to scheduling at the college level and at the high school level. The student must adhere to deadlines, and there are no guarantees that courses will be available during any given semester. Also, it is the student’s responsibility to make sure they keep abreast of all the deadlines that are to be followed at the home school for academic, social, and extracurricular events. The students should check dates, timelines, and adhere to all the requirements in a timely manner both at the college and high school. Since students who participate in this program may not be on the high school campus for part of the school day, they will often miss assemblies, class meetings and special announcements. It will be the student's responsibility to make the necessary arrangements to obtain this information.