The OLFU Senior High School (SHS) comprises Grades 11 and 12 (the last 2 years of the K-12 Basic Education curriculum which envisions “holistically developed learners with 21st century skills”). Students go through a core curriculum and subjects based on the chosen specialization or Strand which will prepare them on their preferred career path. OLFU SHS offers programs for the following Strands under the Academic Track:
ACCOUNTANCY, BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT STRAND
The ABM Strand prepares the SHS student for a business course in college by introducing the basic subjects in Accountancy, Business, Management, Economics, and Finance & Marketing. ABM can also lead you to careers in management and accounting such as sales management, human resources, marketing, project management, bookkeeping, clerical accounting, internal auditing, and a lot more.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS STRAND
The STEM Strand prepares the SHS student for a science-related course in college by deepening the concepts of Math and Science through lessons in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Calculus. Under this track, one can become a pilot, an architect, an astrophysicist, a biologist, a chemist, an engineer, a dentist, a nutritionist, a nurse, a doctor, and a lot more. Those who are also interested in Marine Engineering could consider taking this track.
HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES STRAND
The HumSS Strand introduces the SHS student to the basic subjects in Social Sciences and the Languages. This is for those who are planning to take up journalism, communication arts, liberal arts, education, and other social science-related courses in college. Taking this strand gives an opportunity to become a teacher, a psychologist, a lawyer, a writer, a social worker, a reporter or even a priest someday. This strand focuses on improving one’s communication skills.
GENERAL ACADEMIC STRAND
While the other strands are career-specific, the General Academic Strand is great for students who are still undecided on which track to take. You can choose electives from the different academic strands under this track. These subjects include Humanities, Social Sciences, Applied Economics, Organization and Management, and Disaster Preparedness.