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CONSUMER INFORMATION

JULY 1, 2000 - JUNE 30, 2001

DESCRIPTION OF FACILITIES:

D. Russel Lee Career~Technology Center is located on Route 4 between Middletown and Hamilton, Ohio. Classrooms and labs provide a comfortable, safe, spacious environment conducive to learning. Labs are furnished with up-to-date equipment. Hands-on learning is the focus of all programs. Ample parking is available.

FACILITIES FOR DISABLED:

Butler County Joint Vocational School District is in compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regarding accessibility to restrooms, drinking fountains, telephones, and room access.

ACCREDITATIONS AND LICENSURES:

The Butler County Joint Vocational School District is approved and operated in cooperation with the Division of Vocational and Adult Education of the Ohio Department of Education under Sections 3311.16 through 3311.21 inclusive of the Ohio Revised Code. North Central Association of Colleges and Schools initial certification and accreditation was issued October 5, 1983, by the Commission and the State Committee.

The Licensed Practical Nurse program is approved by the Ohio State Board of Nursing.

The Police Basic Training program is approved by the Ohio Police Officer Training Academy.

The Paramedic program is accredited by the Ohio Department of Public Safety Services.

All full-time adult programs are approved by the State Approving Agency for Veterans Training.

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABILITY:

Students in most adult programs* may participate in the Pell grant, Stafford loan, and/or PLUS loan programs. Students who wish additional information should contact the Financial Aid Coordinator, who will work with the student and/or studentís parent(s) to determine eligibility. Veterans who wish to use their benefits should also meet with the Financial Aid Coordinator.

The District also works with agencies from Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Preble, Montgomery, and Warren counties to provide training for sponsored clients.

*NOTE: The Paramedic program and the Police Basic Training program are not approved for financial aid (no Pell grant or Stafford loan). Veterans benefits may be used in these programs.

DIRECT COST:

Direct Cost refers to monies paid to the institution for tuition, books, fees, and/or supplies.

PROGRAM

TUITION

BOOKS

FEES

SUPPLIES

Diversified Medical Occupations $3600.00 $430.00 $25.00 $225.00
Industrial Electricity $3600.00 $160.00 $25.00 $350.00
Licensed Practical Nurse $5080.00 $918.00 $1087.00 $125.00
Medical/Legal Secretarial $3600.00 $555.00 $60.00  
Office Software Specialist $3600.00 $535.00 $60.00  
Paramedic $2500.00 $400.00   $100.00
Police Basic Training $2000.00 $ 50.00   $250.00
Secretarial Procedures $3600.00 $535.00 $ 60.00  

COMPLETION RATES (JULY 1, 1999 - JUNE 30, 2000)

Total Enrolled 423
Total Continuing 102
Total Completed 218
Percent Completed 75.6

SATISFACTORY STANDARDS OF PROGRESS REQUIREMENTS:

Satisfactory progress is measured by two standards: 1) academic progress and technical/skill performance; and 2) attendance. Students must meet minimum standards of at least 70% - 80%

academic average and 90% - 95% attendance average (varies per program). Students who do not maintain these averages are subject to probation, loss of financial aid, and/or dismissal from the program.

OFFICIAL WITHDRAWAL POLICY:

Students who wish to withdraw from a full-time program must first complete appropriate paperwork with the instructor, the Adult Education office, and/or the Financial Aid Coordinator.

REFUND POLICY:

WITHDRAWAL DATE AMOUNT REFUNDED
After the first 50% of the enrollment period No Refund
On or before 50% of the enrollment period 25%
On or before 25% of the enrollment period 50%
On or before 10% of the enrollment period 90%
On or before the first day of class 100%
The studentís last recorded date of attendance is the basis for all calculations

CAMPUS CRIME AND SECURITY:

The Campus Security Act requires all schools receiving certain federal funds to disclose campus crime statistics to employees, students, and potential students.

Reports 98 99 00
Aggravated Assault 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Forcible sex offenses 0 0 0
Homicide 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Non-forcible sex offenses 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Arrests
Drug abuse violation 0 0 0
Liquor law violation 0 0 0
Weapons possession 0 0 0