Guidance Counselors

Welcome, Dunbar Early College High School Community, 

CounselorTrischelle Campbell (grades 9 and 10) - (937) 542-6819

Counselor: Lindsay Scarbro  (grades 11 and 12) - (937) 542-6820

Dunbar E.C.H.S. counselors and program coordinators are working to ensure students have the information and guidance they need to successfully navigate high school and become college- and career- ready.
-Dunbar School Counseling Team

Every day we help our students succeed in the academic, personal and social, and career realms. We work with the community and school personnel to offer our students the tools they need to enhance their learning experience and long-term success.


Guidance Along the Way


Dunbar E.C.H.S. counselors and program coordinators are working to ensure students have the information and guidance they need to successfully navigate high school and become college- and career- ready.

Essential guidance lessons are presented in the classroom on an ongoing basis to meet students' developmental needs.

• Credit checks

• High-stakes test preparations 

• Academic skills support

• Postsecondary planning and application 

• Career planning

• Education in understanding self and others

• Coping strategies

• Peer relationships and effective social skills

• Communication & conflict resolution

• Study skills

• Career awareness and the world of work

• Substance abuse education

• Multicultural/diversity awareness

School counselors provide counseling sessions in individual or small-group settings that:

• help students overcome issues impeding achievement or


• help students identify problems, causes, alternatives

   and possible consequences so they can make decisions and take appropriate action.

• are planned and goal-focused and are short-termed in


Additional Resources

Lessons on Video (all subjects)

Study Tips

Special Education

Time Management

Learning Style Inventory

Motivate Yourself

Graduation Requirements

Class of 2016 Graduation Requirements
Students will need 4 years of math to graduate. This must include one unit of Algebra II or the equivalent of Algebra II. Science units must include 1 unit of physical sciences, 1 unit of life sciences, and 1 unit advanced study in one or more of the following sciences: Chemistry, Physics, or other physical science; Advanced Biology or other life science; Astronomy, Physical Geology, or other earth or space science.

Graduation Requirements

English Language Arts - 4 credits
Mathematics - 3 credits
Science - 3 credits (including Biology and a Physical Science)
Social Studies - 3 credits (American History, World History, and American Government)
Health - 1/2 credit
Physical Education - 1/2 credit (2 gym classes)
Electives - 6 credits

*Elective credits must include one credit in business, technology, fine arts, or a foreign language.

Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

Achievement test samples and materials from ODE can be found HERE.
Each student is required to take and pass the Ohio Graduation Tests.  Below are some helpful links.
OGT test preparation
OGT practice tests
OGT test dates
Achievement test samples

Preparing for College

In their junior year, college-bound students should be planning on taking either the SAT or ACT.

SAT Dates  
SAT Test Preparation
ACT Dates
ACT Test Preparation

You can also find information on colleges and universities at

College & Career Readiness Resources

Transcripts Request

Letter of Recommendation Request

Reduced Lunch Form

College Credit Plus

Mrs. Bush

Early College Coordinator

(937) 542-6795 

Mastery Prep

Career Exploration Opportunities

Check back for College/Career Fairs and Visits Dates!

Preparing for College Checklists

Freshman Year Checklist

Sophomore Year Checklist

Junior Year Checklist

Senior Year Checklist


NCAA Eligibility

College Admissions Tests



Study Tips

Colleges & Universities in Ohio

Accredited Online Colleges


Paying for College



College Affordability & Transparency

      Career Exploration

Service Academy Information

Ohio Means Success

Local Technical Schools

Credit Recovery

Credit Recovery is an after-school program designed to help students catch up with their credits. They can take classes that they have failed. Students must take either Credit Recovery or Summer School to make up failed classes.

Student Code of Conduct

Student Information can be found in the Student Code of Conduct.  This book will be sent home with each student at the beginning of the year.  Please read and review the contents.  You will need to sign the back page and return it to the school.

Counselors Notes

Students are encouraged to begin to prepare for spring graduation.  If you haven't already begun this is the time to start investigating colleges and universities you wish to attend.  Don't wait until the last minute and possibly lose out on valuable financial aid and opportunities.

Ohio's Graduation Requirements

Ohio State Tests 

College Credit Plus

Gifted Children

Credit Recovery

Course Catalog

Upward Bound 

Summer School Courses

Physical Education Waiver

School Supply List

Related LinksOhio Department of Education

      1. American School Counseling Association  

Dayton Public Schools   

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