Information for new Scarlet Oaks students

Information for new Scarlet Oaks families

Welcome from Dean

Welcome to  Scarlet Oaks! We’re pleased that you chose us for your next step in life.

Students, we know your time here will be enjoyable and productive. You’ll make new friends here, you’ll have the chance to use professional and advanced technology in your career lab, and you’ll be treated and trusted like the adults that you are becoming.

Parents and guardians, we appreciate the chance to partner with you for students’ success.  I hope that you will contact me if I can help you in any way.

Dan Rush, Dean

Scarlet Oaks Prep Day
August 5, 2021
Noon to 7:00 pm

  • Students can pick up schedules and take a self-guided tour
  • Paperwork (sent in the summer mailing) can be turned in
  • Parents can stop in for assistance on how to access progress book (no registration necessary)
  • Students are invited to attend a picnic from 5:00-6:30 PM (no registration necessary)

A to Z information

Absence from school

  • Students must follow Scarlet Oaks’ calendar – NOT their home school calendar
  • Students are expected to be present during the entire school day 7:50 am – 2:18 pm
  • Parents/guardians are to report absences by 8:30 am by calling 513.612.5754
  • Should more than 10 absences occur, a doctor’s note or court note is required for the absence to be excused
  • Consequences will be given for excessive tardies and/or unexcused absences
  • Instructors may require missed hours to be made up. Work missed from an unexcused absence may receive a penalty or not be graded

Academic Accommodations

For more information about services for students with special needs, contact Donna Eakins, Director of Student Services, or 513.612.3608.

Essential Skills


Application status

Please contact Career Specialist Julie Beis at regarding any questions or concerns about the following:

  • Acceptance to Scarlet Oaks (this is dependent on students maintaining an “on track for graduation” status)
  • Checking on current status
  • Switching assigned program
  • Staying at home school

Building security

Student safety is a priority. Doors to the school are locked during the school day and soon after school; visitors must show ID at the front desk upon entering the building.  Each campus has a full-time School Resource Officer who is a member of our local law enforcement agency, and cameras throughout the building are monitored during the school day for everyone’s protection.


  • The cafeterias at Great Oaks campuses are cashless; cash is not accepted at checkout during meals.  Students will need to add money to their EZ Pay account online (See below) or by taking cash to their campus registrar prior to school starting and throughout the school year.
  • Breakfast--Serving begins at 7:15 am
  • Lunch--Serving begins at 10:15
  • Cafeteria price list
  • EZ Pay
  • Free/Reduced lunch
  • Students may not leave for lunch

Calamity Days

Be ready for winter!  Click here to learn what to do in case of a school closing or delay.


Scarlet Oaks students follow the Scarlet Oaks calendar – not their home school calendars

Scarlet Oaks Calendar 2021-2022

Changes in information

It is the student's responsibility to let Scarlet Oaks know of any changes in contact information including address, email addresses, phone numbers (of student, parent, guardian, emergency contacts.)

Changes are to be reported to Student Services as soon as possible.

Code of Conduct for Students and Professional Expectations

Click here for the Student Code of Conduct and Student Handbook

Counselors at Scarlet Oaks

Courtney Brooks,

  • Commercial-Residential Electricity
  • Construction Framing & Finishing
  • Cosmetology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Technologies & Robotics
  • Veterinary Assisting
  • Welding

Brittany Meyer,

  • Culinary Arts & Hospitality Services
  • Dental Assisting
  • Exercise Science & Sports Medicine
  • Health Technology
  • Secondary Practical Nursing
  • Surgical Technology

Holly Ledbetter,

  • Automotive Refinishing & Collision Repair
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Digital Arts & Design
  • Firefighting/EMS
  • Industrial Diesel Mechanics
  • Law Enforcement
  • Web Applications & Game Development


Great Oaks does not charge tuition or fees.


Click here for forms you may need.

Laptop Program

This program is designed to help students succeed academically as well as help them to prepare for their future.  During the school year, students will have full use of district-owned laptops assigned to them for use in their Great Oaks programs and academic classes.

Medical concerns

  • All students must have a current emergency medical form on file at Scarlet Oaks
  • Students are permitted to carry certain over-the-counter medications and inhalers with them while on campus with the appropriate forms on file. Students are not permitted to carry prescription medications with them while on campus.  Administration of prescribed medications occurs through the student services office, and the parent/guardian must present the appropriate form with each medication in the original packaging in order to dispense to the student as prescribed.
  • Questions?  Contact Andrea Lewis, school nurse, at 513.612.5882.

Medication forms

Parent links

Parking on campus

Great Oaks does not charge for parking on campus.

Program instructors

To contact your student’s program instructor, click on their program below.

Programs at Scarlet Oaks


Students enrolled in the following school districts are bused by their home districts directly to Scarlet Oaks (for information on when and where to pick up a bus to Scarlet Oaks, please contact your home school district).

  • Batavia
  • Deer Park
  • Finneytown
  • Forest Hills (Anderson & Turpin)
  • Indian Hill
  • Lockland
  • Loveland
  • Madeira
  • Mariemont
  • Mason
  • Milford
  • Mount Healthy
  • North College Hill
  • Norwood
  • Princeton
  • Reading
  • St. Bernard Elmwood Place
  • Sycamore
  • West Clermont
  • Winton Woods
  • Wyoming

Students enrolled in the following affiliated school districts should contact their home school district for information on how to ride a shuttle bus from another Great Oaks campus to Scarlet Oaks:

  • Blanchester
  • Clermont Northeastern
  • Clinton-Massie
  • East Clinton
  • Fairfield (in Highland County)
  • Goshen
  • Greenfield
  • Hillsboro
  • Lynchburg-Clay
  • Miami Trace
  • Oak Hills
  • Southwest (Harrison)
  • Three Rivers (Taylor)
  • Washington Court House
  • Wilmington

Students who are homeschooled, open enrolled or enrolled in online schools must provide their own transportation.

Shuttle bus schedule for 2021-2022:

7:15AMScarlet to Live22:50PM
7:15AMScarlet to Diamond112:55PM
7:05AMLive to Scarlet  42:55PM
6:15AMLaurel to Live174:00PM
7:05AMLive to Scarlet  172:55PM
7:15AMLive to Laurel 154:00PM
7:10AMDiamond to Scarlet202:55PM


The Scarlet Oaks Career Campus requires all students to wear their program uniform for the entire school day. Click here for more information.