WELCOME TO THE LEARNING CENTER

Executive Director of Secondary Operations and Federal Programs Scott Jensen
Executive Director of Secondary Operations and High School Principal
Scott Jensen

THE LEARNING CENTER

The Fremont Learning Center was founded during the 1972-73 school year and assists to ensure educational achievement for non-traditional students, enabling them to become self-reliant, problem-solving citizens who are proponents of lifelong learning. This is accomplished by providing a caring, competent staff; a relevant, individualized curriculum; and a structured, predictable environment.

What is the Learning Center?

  • Alternative academic/work experience program for students grades 8-12
  • Fulfills district graduation requirements
  • Offers a Fremont High School diploma
  • Highly structured with strict academic, attendance, and citizenship requirements
  • Full-day academic program (dual enrollment at FHS, work experience or college dual enrollment highly encouraged)
  • Requires academic, attendance, citizenship, and vocational goal completion
  • Student progress checked and recorded daily with weekly reports provided to student (monthly reports mailed home)
  • Each student is assigned to a team and team leader

Why is there a Learning Center?

  • Offers an alternative to a traditional school setting
  • Addresses different learning styles
  • Allows students to recover lost academic credit
  • Requires quality work of “C” or better
  • Strengthens group cohesiveness
  • Builds self-esteem
  • Teaches goal completion and responsibility
  • Introduces student to community experiences
  • Smaller class ratio removes multiple individual educational barriers
  • Encourages work experience
  • Supports students with multiple family roles

How are students identified and enrolled?

  • New students are enrolled throughout the year from Fremont High School
  • Students are identified by administrators and counselors
  • Students complete application online 
  • Orientation is held between the student, parent, and Learning Center staff
  • Students enroll on following Monday

The staff at the Learning Center includes:

  • English Instructor
  • Math Instructor/Head Teacher
  • Science Instructor
  • Social Studies Instructor
  • Senior Office Associate

The Learning Center is located at 130 East 9th Street. Phone# (402)727-3180; Fax# (402)727-3085

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