The mission of the Riverview East Academy high school team is to provide a safe environment that promotes respect and that motivates students to learn and act responsibly. This means setting high standards of learning that all students can achieve by building on their individual strengths. In addition to a strong foundation in English/language arts, math, science and social studies, we offer elective courses such as art, creative writing and public issues, as well as advanced academic and Advanced Placement classes.
High School Course Guide
Our High School Course Guide includes more detail about the opportunities and resources available to our high school students. Students and their families are encouraged to use the High School Course Guide to plan their educational pathway. The guide includes course descriptions, information about early college credit and alternative credit programs, and more. Graduation requirements, grade reporting, report cards and other policies and procedures are also included in the guide.
Healthcare is one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Our healthcare focus gives Riverview East Academy graduates a jump on careers in this field. The coursework includes college-level courses such as medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and health information management. Students participate in activities such as infection control, health safety, state-tested nurse aide training, CPR and first aid, and phlebotomy.
Students learn in-demand skills that will benefit them no matter their career path:
- Administer Shots and Draw Blood
- Take Vital Signs
- Universal Precautions (Blood-borne Pathogens Awareness)
- Health Law and Ethics
- Safety Procedures
- Basic Nursing Skills
- Communication Skills
- Organizational Skills
- Resume Building and Interviewing Skills
Career-Based Learning Opportunities
Students benefit from such partnerships and activities as:
- Job Shadows
- Career Speakers
- Clinical Field Experiences
Credentials and College Credit Opportunities
Opportunities to gain credentials include:
- CPR AED and First Aid
- State Tested Nurse Aid (STNA)
- National Healthcare Association Phlebotomist
- Up to six college credits available in:
- Medical Terminology
- Introduction to Health Information Management
This program provides opportunities to be credentialed in the following areas:
- State Tested Nurse Assistant
- Patient Centered Care
- Physical Therapy (2020-2021 School Year)
Why these credentials?
Healthcare is the fastest growing career field in the state of Ohio. There is the greatest need for employment in the healthcare industry. The credentials that can be earned lead to careers in the following areas:
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)/Registered Nurse (RN)
- Medical Assistant
- Nurse Aide (including STNA)
- Pharmacy Aide/Technician
- Surgical Technician
- Respiratory Technician
- Lab Assistant
- Community Health Worker
- Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic
- Health Information Specialist/Analyst
- Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Health Unit Coordinator
- Medical Sonographer
- And More.
Hospitals and other healthcare facilities often compensate students for taking on additional coursework to advance their careers. This is the main reason why we are proud to be "Creating Tomorrow’s Healthcare Leaders Today."