New Aiken Programs

One Great Campus — Two Great Schools

New State-of-the-Art Home of the Aiken Falcons
Aiken Co

The new Aiken opens August 21, 2013 on a $29 million state-of-the art campus featuring two great schools. Both schools have national track records of success but serve different learning styles and are high-quality choices for 21st-Century learning.

Students at both schools will share opportunities to participate in the Aiken Falcons sports teams and other extracurricular activities The campus will feature an on-site health center serving students from both schools.

Carpe Diem — Aiken Campus

Carpe Diem is a tuition-free charter school sponsored by Cincinnati Public Schools, co-located on campus with Aiken High School. Carpe Diem uses a personalized blended-learning model that offers self-directed learning with a digital curriculum, flexible schedule and high-quality instruction to successfully educate grade 7-12 students. The Carpe Diem blended-learning model has an eight-year record of academic achievement, student success, and productive work environment for students and teachers.

Carpe Diem Learning Schools are NCA accredited and include Edgenuity’s (formerly Education2020) comprehensive instructional content; uBoost's online recognition and reward system; and a secure online portal to provide parents with real-time student data, including attendance, grades, and academic progress. Students learn at their own pace, mastering material prior to moving on to the next level.

Carpe Diem - Aiken Website
Carpe Diem School Fact Sheet
Carpe Diem - Aiken Press Release
WVXU Story - CPS goes outside the box
 

Aiken New Tech

Aiken New Tech, part of the New Tech Network – which offers an innovative and nationally recognized program celebrated for increasing graduation rates, test scores and college and career readiness – empowers students for lifelong success through project-based learning, integrated technology and real-world experiences that give them the entrepreneurial skills they need to thrive in a 21st-century, global economy.

Aiken New Tech Website
Aiken New Tech Fact Sheet

Enrollment

Carpe Diem — Aiken Campus
For additional information and to submit an online application, visit the Carpe Diem - Aiken Website.

Aiken New Tech
Applications are being accepted online via the High School Lottery.

CPS Parents - Enter High School Lottery via PowerSchool.

Non-CPS Parents - Enter High School Lottery via a CPS-networked Computer.

NOTE: Parents of non-CPS students now in 6th, 7th and 8th grades interested in CPS' high schools should come to the Customer Help Center at CPS' Education Center, 2651 Burnet Avenue, Corryville (45219). A CPS-network computer must be used to file a high school application for 7th, 8th and 9th grades.