Fort Hayes Metropolitan
Education Center
Mission Statement
 
"Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community."
Fort Hayes MEC Mission Statement
 
The mission of the Fort Hayes MEC is to create expectations of excellence, through challenging and collaborative learning, by blending the arts, academics, and career programs.
Curriculum
 
Fort Hayes is two unique educational programs.
 
The Career Center component offers half-day vocational courses in a number of health/medical programs, business computer information systems, and the visual and performing arts – all to prepare students at marketplace proficiency.
 
The Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School focuses on a rigorous college preparatory program and a rich immersion in the arts (music, dance, theatre, and visual art). The curriculum is delivered through yearlong 80-minute class periods.
 
Advanced placement courses are offered in: English, biology, calculus, government, history, art studio, Spanish, and French.
 
Community Partnerships
 
Ft. Hayes partners with various community organizations to bring content rich experiences to its students. These are a sampling of our community partners:
 
Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Ross Labs, Project Mentor, Columbus Downtown Rotary, High Street Neighborhood Association, Fort Hayes Advisory Board of community and business volunteers, and various business partnerships that connect with specific career programs.
 
Principal
Principal
Principal Email Address
Dr. Milton Ruffin:
mruffin@columbus.k12.oh.us
Hours of Operation
7:30 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
Principal - Dr. Milton Ruffin
(614) 365-6681  |   546 Jack Gibbs Blvd. Columbus, OH 43215
forthayeshs@columbus.k12.oh.us
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