ERIC Number: ED334294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
De Anza: A Paideia School. Classical Studies Program 1990-91 Course Offerings for the Classical Studies High School.
Richmond Unified School District, CA.
The Richmond (California) Unified School District's System for Choice allows parents and students to select from a variety of programs designed to satisfy diverse interests and needs. This publication describes offerings at De Anza High School, a Paideia school. De Anza is the only high school in the district that offers Classical Studies, a challenging academic program designed to prepare every student for college and productive employment. Classical Studies incorporates the following elements: (1) computer use across the curriculum; (2) coaching; (3) seminars; (4) extra support to help students achieve, including both academic and behavioral support; and (5) common classroom practices and whole-school strategies to manage student behavior, including goal-setting and self-evaluation, clear expectations, organization, troubleshooting, and community service. The publication lists graduation requirements, state college and university entrance requirements, sample student schedules, and a summary course list. Course descriptions are provided for the following departments and areas: (1) applied academics, including business education, consumer home economics, and industrial technology; (2) bilingual education; (3) career development; (4) computer science; (5) English; (6) fine and performing arts, including art, music, and theatre; (7) foreign languages; (8) library; (9) mathematics; (10) other courses; (11) physical education; (12) science; (13) social science; and (14) special education. Each entry includes grade level, course length, prerequisites, graduation requirements, and a brief description. (AF)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Richmond Unified School District, CA.