An independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, DC

History & Social Sciences

T he overarching purpose of the History Department is to prepare students to become knowledgeable and responsible citizens of their community, state, nation, and world through the study of past and current events.

Three years of history, Early Civilizations and Global Contact (ninth grade), The Modern World (tenth grade), and United States History (eleventh grade), are required. To see how a student progresses through history and the social sciences over the four years, please click here.

 

Grades 9-11

Grade 12 Electives (Year-long)

The courses above are also open to juniors who choose to take an elective in addition to their 11th grade U.S. History course.

Grade 12 Electives (Fall Semester)

The courses above are also open to juniors (except where noted otherwise) who choose to take an elective in addition to their 11th grade U.S. History course.

Grade 12 Electives (Spring Semester)

The courses above are also open to juniors (except where noted otherwise) who choose to take an elective in addition to their 11th grade U.S. History course.