A Look at Our 12th Grade Civics Curriculum

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When selecting a school for your child, knowing more about what he will be learning can make the process easier. Are you considering Orinda Academy for your child’s education? If so, then you may want to know more about our academics. Here, we’ll examine our private high school’s 12th grade civics curriculum.

12th grade civics is a 1-semester course that focuses on the English, classical, and colonial roots of our current political system. This is followed by a thorough examination of the Constitution and an overview of the constitutional convention. Our civics class also covers conservatism, America’s political parties, and modern liberalism. Some of the special topics featured in this course include the history of African Americans and women in each of their struggles for equality. Additionally, current events are integrated into the class content on a weekly basis.

Orinda Academy is a private high school that specializes in college prep education in Orinda. To find out more about what we offer, please call us today at (925) 478-4504.