At Eastern High School, learners discover their talents and strengthen their abilities through a full spectrum of liberal arts, cutting-edge technology, extracurricular opportunities, and rigorous course work empowering them as leaders for college, career, and community. Eastern has earned an award for being a High Performing School in the Unbridled Learning/College & Career Readiness for All accountability system. This award is given to schools that are leaders in preparing students for college and careers.
- Academics comprise three programs: Advance, Honors, and Comprehensive.
- College dual-credit courses and 23 Advanced Placement (AP) courses give students the opportunity to earn invaluable college credit while in high school.
- The Technology Program is a unique aspect of Eastern, with 27 different classes available for students. Technology courses focus on programming, support, networking, graphics, digital productions (music, art, and video), web development, and information technology (IT) administration. Eastern High School’s technology program is rated one of the best in Kentucky as well as in the country.
- Eastern hosts the only High School of Business (HSB) in the county. HSB is a certified program of study for students wishing to pursue a business major in college. The courses are project-based, and students launch micro businesses as part of their curriculum. Students take national exams, and Eastern students consistently score in the top 20 in the nation. Students also earn college credits through the dual-credit portion of the program.
Technology Program Pathways
Business and Finance: Business career themes introduce students to planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the allocation and use of financial, human, and material resources for a business organization.
Informational Technology: Students build skills in IT deployment, implementing computer systems and software, providing technical assistance, and managing information systems.
Media Arts: Students build skills in web and graphic design, cinematography and video production, consumer and family management, and newspaper and yearbook.
Army JROTC: Focusing on citizenship, character, and leadership, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Programs are partially sponsored by the military services. Emphasis is on community service through partnerships with communities and educational institutions.