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Glass City Will Be 100% In-Person for the 2023-2024 School Year

The School Calendar for 2023-2024  is here.  1st Day of Classes is August 21, 2023.


Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 8:15 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The school day is broken up into six 59-minute periods.  Student career goals play a major role in determining classes added to the curriculum, as well as classes needed for graduation. Classes currently include:

  • English I
  • English II
  • Creative Writing
  • Literary Analysis
  • Intervention Writing
  • Intervention Reading
  • High School Reading
  • Composition
  • Intervention Math
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Biology II
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Anatomy/Physiology
  • World Studies
  • American History
  • American Government
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Financial Planning
  • General Art
  • 2D Art
  • 3D Art
  • Theatrical Art
  • Teacher’s Assistant
  • Independent Work Study
  • Career Tech – Adobe Certified Expert
  • Career Tech – Law & Public Safety
  • Career Tech – Manufacturing
  • Career Tech – Microsoft Specialist
  • Career Tech – Tourism and Hospitality

For those students wishing to participate or are currently participating in the College Credit Plus, pathways are provided in your coursework to ensure success at both the high school and college level.

Career Advising

Glass City Academy provides Career Advising to all students.  This service is coordinated through the office of Mr. Jesse Baum (  If you are interested in planning your future post-GCA, then Mr. Baum’s Career Advising is for you.  Please see him about making your future a great one.

Graduation Requirements

To See a List (and explanations) of current OHIO graduation requirements, click HERE.

Requirements for a Glass City Academy diploma include:

Graduation Requirements Class of 2017 and Older

·        Passage of 5 Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT)

·        Technology Course

·         Senior Composition/Literature Course

·        Minimum of 2 credits each;  Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts

·        24 Credits

·        Complete 25 hrs. of Community Service


Graduation Requirements Class of 2018 and Younger

·        Passage of Ohio State Tests/End of Course Exams or Alternative

·        Computer Tech/Art/ Humanities/ Career Tech (1 class)

·        Minimum of 3 classes each;  Math & Language Arts

·        Minimum of 2 classes each; Science & Social Studies

·        24 Credits

·        Complete 25 hrs. of Community Service


For Information on Ohio Means Jobs, please follow the link here.

College Credit Plus

Students can earn college credits while attending Glass City Academy through the College Credit Plus program.  Glass City Academy has an agreement with the University of Toledo, Owens Community College, and Bowling Green State University to allow students to take college courses during the high school day. Please follow the attached link to access the information on how to join this exciting program.

Community Service

Glass City Academy is a strong believer in the benefits of selfless community service. As students perform meaningful community service, they bring the skills they have learned in the classroom to real-life situations to positively influence the lives of others. This character building learning strategy enriches our students’ educational experience, teaches responsibility, and creates community connections. As mentioned above all students must successfully complete 25 hours of approved community service in order to graduate.

This Community Service will also be used for completing the Ohio Community Service Seal for graduation.

Community Service Graduation Requirements:

  • Minimum of 25 hours prior to graduation.
  • All hours must be confirmed and verified by a supervisor of the nonprofit organization in which the volunteer work was completed.
  • Volunteer hours must be for a nonprofit organization and the student may not be paid.
  • Students are responsible for making their own arrangements with the organization as well as providing their own transportation.
  • Additional hours of community service will be accepted for elective credits at the rate of 1/4 credit per 25 hours successfully completed.


  • Students may obtain volunteer forms from the school counselor or the front office.
  • Students should contact the nonprofit agency and make arrangements to volunteer.
  • Students should document the volunteer work, date/number of hours completed, and verification via a signature and phone number of the supervisor in charge at the community service site and place this information on Glass City Academy’s community service form.
  • The community service form is to be turned in to the school counselor.
  • Incomplete volunteer forms will not be accepted or credited.

Verification Form

Please click here for the Student Wellness and Success Fund & Disadvantaged Pupil Impact Aid Plan.