We offer all core curriculum and electives that satisfy the Texas Education Agency's high school graduation requirements. Students may opt to take Honors or Advanced coursework for any of our core classes. We additionally work with Austin Community College so that we can offer their Dual Credit Program to our students. We have some standard electives but are happy to cater to our students by allowing them to help us choose additional electives. Our in-house courses offered include:
At Huntington-Surrey, we ensure that our students have acquired the necessary skills that will open the way to becoming successful adults. Whether going to college or taking an alternate path post-high school, our staff is committed to teaching each of our students how to think, and not what to think.
Our classes are all highly individualized so students who, for instance, wish to take AP exams, can have instruction tailored to help them perform at their best.
In general, our curriculum is focused on taking deeper dives into content areas. Instead of teaching an abundance of facts and requiring loads of memorization, we challenge our students to figure out how to find the information they are seeking. What are reliable sources? How do we know what is true and real vs. what is biased or fake? But perhaps most importantly, we challenge our students to decide how to use that information. How does that information connect to their world and affect their lives?
Though we are serious about education, we are also serious about having fun. We all take time to laugh and do fun activities that bring deeper understanding by "getting our hands dirty." It is not uncommon to smell something cooking, hear a guitar jam session, or see costumed kids making a satirical video.
We love unique individuals! We know that the kids who think divergently and can see the world from different angles are the problem solvers and leaders of tomorrow.
Huntington-Surrey understands that there are all kinds of minds and all kinds of ways to learn. We custom craft our curriculum to meet the learning needs of all of our students.
Huntington-Surrey is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (AdvancEd.)