Academic Subjects

These core subjects are balanced with Art, Experiential Education, and Support Programs, resulting in academic success.

English

The Besant Hill School English Department provides a rigorous education in the reading, comprehension, and contemplation of literature, as well its thoughtful interpretation through writing.

History and Social Sciences Department

Besant Hill’s History and Social Sciences Department strongly encourages students to think critically about their subject materials, examining historical and author bias with a thoughtful eye.

Science

Besant Hill School offers a variety of stimulating and challenging courses within the Science Department. Through the use of inquiry-based projects, lab experiments, and real-world applications, our students learn how to “think like a scientist.”

Mathematics

The Besant Hill School Mathematics Department offers a substantive sequence of college-preparatory courses for students with varied learning styles and academic interests.

Foreign Languages

The Foreign Language Department embraces that part of our school’s mission statement that calls upon us to appreciate diverse cultures and to promote compassion and respect toward others.

The Arts

The Foreign Language Department embraces that part of our school’s mission statement that calls upon us to appreciate diverse cultures and to promote compassion and respect toward others.