Dublin Jerome High School, (Dublin OH). College and career readiness is an acquisition trait for Dublin Jerome High School students. During their freshman year, students have the opportunity to complete YouScience, a career discovery tool. That data is then utilized by our school counselors to facilitate discussion about proper course planning and future education. For students to successfully choose options, personalized support is required. Counselors provide comprehensive programming for our students and families. They use tools, such as Naviance and YouScience, to collect specific data points to create individual learning plans to guide the students. They have also created a comprehensive website and video resources for students and families to inform and support during the pandemic.
Students can choose from a variety of college and career pathways. Students can select from 25 Advanced Placement or 30 International Baccalaureate courses. Students may also decide to enroll in one of our 11 experiential learning academies.in which they can earn industry credentials, run a business, or develop video games. Students may also pursue Career Technical education through our partnership with Tolles Career Center. There are a variety of options from Cosmetology to Welding for students to earn industry credentials and work-based internships.
In 2021, the school’s Student Council collaborated with our K-12 Career Education Coordinator and offered Career Chats that were panel interviews focused on sharing the career journey of successful Dublin City School graduates and local professionals. Each chat offered a different career cluster that students could join via Zoom. These sessions were recorded and shared with the entire Dublin City School Community.