Academy of Health Science






The mission of the Boone High School AOHS is to prepare students for employment and postsecondary education in the health field. Classroom instruction is integrated with lab practice, clinical experiences, and job shadowing in selected health care settings.

Students entering ninth or tenth grade are eligible to apply for the program. Those students selected for the academy must complete a three or four-year program of study, including career and academic components. All students are expected to complete patient care clinicals or an externship in their senior year, depending on their career focus.


 Academy of Health Science


9th GRADE                                                                              10th GRADE

Medical Skills and Services                                                     Health Science A & P (min UWGPA 2.0)

English I                                                                                   English II

Algebra I or higher                                                                   Geometry Honors or Algebra II Honors

Physical Science (H) or Biology Honors (if qualify)                 Biology  or Chemistry (if qualify)

World Cultures Geography or AP Human Geography            World History or AP European or AP World History

Foreign Language (if qualify)                                                   Foreign Language (first or second year)          

HOPE                                                                                      Performing/Fine Arts credit



11th GRADE                                                                             12th GRADE

Health Science Foundations   UWGPA 2.5                             Allied Health Assist 3 and EKG Aide 3 (1.5 credits) UWGPA 2.5

English III or AP English Language                                         English IV or AP English Literature

Algebra II  or Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus                                Trig/Analyt or Pre-calculus, or higher level math

Chemistry or AP Bio                                                                AP Bio, AP Chem, AP Physics

US History or AP US History                                                   US Government (.5) Economics (.5)

Foreign Language (2nd or 3rd year, or other elective)    



Medical Skills and



$30 AOHS polo



$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Community Service

Designed to introduce the student to various aspects of the health care delivery system of today.  Topics include medical terminology, medical ethics, math, and basic patient care, history of health care, first aid, nutrition, growth and development.

Health Sciences  A&P


$30 AOHS polo or scrubs



$10.00 Lab donation requested for supplies

Instructor Approval

Min GPA 2.0

Community Service

An introduction to anatomy by familiarizing the student with the structure and function of the human body.  This course includes terminology of the various body systems in relation to health and disease. Possible college credit: Medical Teminology

Health Sciences Foundations


$30 AOHS polo or scrubs



$25 Lab donation requested for supplies

Designed to prepare the student for a career in the health care industry.  Professionalism, personal qualities of health care workers, basic clinical skills for all health care professions, medical terminology and current trends in health care will be covered.  Student will become CPR certified. Possible College credit: Professions of Caring

Application required

H.S. A&P or A&P required min grade C

GPA 2.5 unweighted

Community Service

Allied Health Assisting 3 and EKG Aide 3


Uniform scrubs with ORH logo required



$60 Lab donation requested for supplies                            

Successful completion of Health Science 2 AND Instructor Approval.  Must complete Healthcare Academy Application and interview.

On site clinical at area hospitals; transportation provided by OCPS.  Current CPR certification required.  Physician physical, copy of immunization record, negative TB screening, FDLE background check, copy of medical/health insurance required, notarized parent agreement form.  Application required. Possible industry certification: EKG Technician