English courses include a progressive study of vocabulary, punctuation, grammar and writing skills. Students learn to wrestle with demanding texts, with an emphasis on close reading and discussion.
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Calhoun's Upper School curriculum is a strong foundation for meaningful intellectual growth. The breadth of academic opportunities—from advanced seminars to independent studies—challenges students to dig deeper, think outside the box and unlock their own potential.
Upper School students complete required courses in English, math, science social studies, world languages, the arts and physical education. Additionally, they can choose from a wide range of advanced electives – from Multivariable Calculus to Race & Housing – that read similar to what you would find in a college course catalog.
Learn more about the Upper School curriculum below, or read the full course catalog online.