The English Department is committed to giving students a strong background in all language arts skills:
Written and oral English language conventions
Listening and speaking strategies
All classes meet the California Common Core State Standards. Students must be enrolled in an English class every semester until graduation. A total of 40 credits earned are required for graduation.
English 1: College preparatory English for Freshmen
English 1A (Accelerated): for those who love to read and write extra
English 2: Sophomore level College prep English
English 2A (Accelerated): for those who love to read and write extra
Genres of Composition: a college prep English class meant to be take concurrently with English 3 to make up credits for an earlier failed class
English 3: Junior level College prep English
ERWC: Senior level college preparatory English
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition (normally grade 11)
Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition (normally grade 12)
Gothic Literature: an English elective the explores gothic writers.