"Being personally acquainted with a number of Waldorf students, I can say that they come closer to realizing their own potential than practically anyone I know."
- Joseph Weizenbaum,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
High School Curriculum
Waldorf School of Orange County High School guides students across the threshold of adolescence, helping them actively engage the world with strength and courage.
We endeavor to educate students in a manner that awakens independent thinking, intrinsic motivation, and inner confidence.
We work alongside adolescents to develop the full measure of their human potential, combining personal achievement with service to the greater world.
|Ninth Grade||Tenth Grade||Eleventh Grade||Twelfth Grade|
|Biology||Anatomy, Physiology||Embryology||Botany, Cellular Biology||Zoology, Evolution|
|Chemistry||Organic Chemistry||Inorganic Chemistry||Periodic Table and Atomic Theory||Biochemistry|
|Optional Science Elective||Optional Science Elective|
|Physics||Thermodynamics||Mechanics||Electricity, Magnetism, Nuclear Physics||Optics|
|Optional Physics Elective||Optional Physics Elective|
|Technology||Keyboarding, Computer basics||Computer Hardware||Computer Programming||Optional Computer Project|
|Earth Sciences||Geology||Meteorology or Oceanography||Astronomy||Ecology|
|Math||Combinatorics, Algebra 1 or 2, Descriptive Geometry||Trigonometry, Euclidean Geometry||Algebra 2 or Precalculus, Projective Geometry||Statistics/Financial Math or Calculus|
|History||Modern World History, Art History||Colonial U.S. History, Ancient World History, Greco-Roman History||Middle Ages History, History of Music, Constitutional Law||U.S. Government, History of Architecture, Symptomatology|
|Global Studies||History of the Modern Middle East||Developing Countries||Economic Globalization||Human Rights|
|Language Arts||Tragedy/Comedy, Mythology, The Novel, Grammar and Composition||Poetics, Sacred Writings, Grammar and Composition||Parzival, The Divine Comedy, Shakespeare, Grammar and Composition||Russian Literature, Transcendentalists, Goethe's Faust, Writing Skills|
|Foreign Languages||Spanish 1||Spanish 2||Spanish 3||Spanish 4|
|Music||Chorale, Music Theory||Chorale, Music Theory||Chorale, Music Theory||Chorale, Music Theory|
|Arts and Practical Activities||Puppetry, Mask Making, Basketry, Black and White Drawing, Color Theory, Carpentry, Cooking||Painting, Drawing, Modeling, Sculpturing, Textile Arts, Printing, Carpentry, Surveying, First Aid and CPR||Painting, Drawing, Modeling, Sculpturing, Textile Arts, Printing, Bookbinding, Car Repair||Painting, Modeling, Sculpturing, Bookbinding, Computer Technology, Photography|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Physical Education||Physical Education||Physical Education|