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What We Learn & Where We Go

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The Woodward journey begins for your child in the warm embrace of caring teachers. Our curriculum builds skills, knowledge, and confidence at every step. The journey culminates in Upper School, where students can earn a diploma distinction in Global Studies, Sustainability, or Service Learning or partner with university researchers in our Independent Scientific Research program. Our Career Courses include Cybersecurity, Engineering, and Film and Video Production, among others. Every senior follows their passion to complete a Compassion Capstone project before graduation. ENGLISHEnglish Language, Literature & English Language, Literature & CompositionAP English Language & CompositionAP English Literature & CompositionContemporary Literature Creative Writing Multicultural Literature Writer’s WorkshopJournalismStudent Publications (Literary Magazine, Newsletters, Blogs, Yearbook) SCIENCEBiology & AP BiologyChemistry & AP ChemistryEnvironmental Science & AP Environmental SciencePhysics and AP PhysicsAnatomy & Physiology Astronomy MeteorologyIndependent Scientific Research Criminal Investigation, Forensics & BiotechMATHEMATICSAP Calculus & BC w/Advanced Calculus TopicsAP StatisticsAnalysis Geometry & Algebra with TransformationsPrecalculus with Algebra Precalculus with Trigonometry CalculusStatisticsDiscrete MathCollege AlgebraWORLD LANGUAGESFrench, AP French Language & Culture & Capstone FrenchGerman & AP GermanJapanese & AP JapaneseMandarin Chinese & AP Mandarin ChineseSpanish & AP Spanish LanguageAP Spanish Literature & CultureSOCIAL STUDIESAP MacroeconomicsAP MicroeconomicsAP European HistoryAP U.S. Government & PoliticsU.S. History & AP U.S. HistoryLandmark Supreme Court Cases in Civil Liberties Modern World History Comparative Religions U.S. Government/Economics U.S. Political Economy & its Critical ChoicesTopics in Multicultural, Ethnic & Diversity StudiesThe History of the Middle EastThe History of East AsiaDilemmas in Justice Personal Finance American Military HistoryPersonhoodAfrican StudiesCOMPUTER SCIENCEAP Computer ScienceAP Computer Science PrinciplesIntro to Digital TechnologyEmbedded ComputingEngineering 101 & 201Advanced RoboticsCybersecurityPython Programming at Georgia TechIndependent Study Computer Capstone Dilemmas in Science and TechnologyPERFORMING ARTSAP Music TheoryChoraliers Festival Singers Capstone Choir Concert BandSymphonic Winds Capstone BandChamber OrchestraPhilharmoniaString MachineCapstone OrchestraMusic Production (Intro & Advanced)Guitar (Beginning to Advanced)Dance (Beginning to Advanced, Capstone)Acting (Beginning to Advanced)Technical Theatre Production Intro to Stagecraft Performance Ensemble Principles of Theatrical DesignTopics in Theatre Production Topics in Theatre TechCapstone Theatre: Performance EnsembleCapstone Technical Theatre: Principles of Theatrical DesignCinema Studies Storytelling (Intro & Advanced)Intro to Film and Video Production Advanced BroadcastingVISUAL ARTSDrawing (1, 2)Painting (Beginning to Advanced)Fiber ArtDesign StudioPhotography (Beginning to Advanced)Ceramics (Beginning to Advanced)Three-Dimensional DesignAdvanced SculptureJewelry Design (Beginning to Advanced)Ethical Dilemmas & Decision Making Independent Study in Visual ArtPHYSICAL EDUCATIONPhysical Conditioning for LifePhysical Conditioning for SportsDance FitnessSUPPLEMENTAL COURSESCompassion CapstonesDebate (Beginning to Advanced, Capstone)Service Learning Study Strategies & Tools for Col-lege Success ESOL 1, 2 – English Speakers of Other Languages Freshman FoundationsGlobal Service Learning Trip: PeruUPPER SCHOOL CURRICULUM HIGHLIGHTSWHAT WE LEARN

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We hear it over and over again from college admissions professionals: Woodward graduates are often far ahead of their peers in their writing abilities and study habits. They’re so well-prepared for college that they become leaders and role models on campuses around the nation, as well as a few abroad. Here are some of the destinations of Woodward grads of the past few years.Agnes Scott CollegeAmerican UniversityArizona State UniversityAuburn UniversityBard CollegeBarnard CollegeBaylor UniversityBerry CollegeBoston CollegeBoston UniversityBrandeis UniversityBrown UniversityBryn Mawr CollegeBucknell UniversityCarnegie Mellon UniversityCase Western Reserve University Clark Atlanta UniversityClemson UniversityCollege of CharlestonColumbia UniversityCornell University Dartmouth CollegeDavidson College Duke UniversityElon UniversityEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityEmerson CollegeEmory UniversityFlorida A&M UniversityFlorida State UniversityFordham University Franklin University Switzerland Furman UniversityGeorge Washington UniversityGeorgetown UniversityGeorgia Institute of Technology Georgia Southern University Georgia State UniversityHampden-Sydney CollegeHarvard UniversityHigh Point UniversityHoward UniversityIndiana University Ithaca College Johns Hopkins UniversityLehigh UniversityLoyola Marymount University Marquette UniversityMcGill University QuebecMercer University MetFilm School LondonMichigan State University Middlebury College Morehouse College New York University North Carolina State UniversityNortheastern UniversityNorthwestern UniversityOberlin CollegeOglethorpe UniversityOtis College of Art and DesignParsons School of DesignPenn State UniversityPepperdine UniversityPresbyterian College Princeton UniversityPurdue UniversityRensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRhode Island School of DesignRhodes CollegeRice University Rochester Institute of TechnologyRollins CollegeRutgers UniversitySanta Clara UniversitySanta Fe CollegeSarah Lawrence CollegeSavannah College of Art and DesignSchool of the Art Institute of ChicagoSpelman CollegeStanford UniversitySyracuse UniversityTemple UniversityTennessee State UniversityTexas A&M UniversityTexas Christian UniversityThe College of William and MaryThe New SchoolThe Ohio State UniversityThe University of AlabamaThe University of Tennessee, Knoxville The University of Texas at AustinTufts University Tulane University of Louisiana Tuskegee UniversityUnited States Military Academy at West PointUnited States Naval AcademyUniversity College DublinUniversity of Alabama University of Arizona University of Bath University of British Columbia University of California (multiple campuses)University of CambridgeUniversity of ChicagoUniversity of Colorado Boulder University of FloridaUniversity of GeorgiaUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUniversity of Kansas University of Kentucky University of Maryland, College Park University of Massachusetts, Amherst University of Miami University of Michigan University of Mississippi University of North Carolina (multiple campuses)University of Notre Dame University of Oregon University of Pennsylvania University of PittsburghUniversity of San Diego University of South CarolinaUniversity of Southern California University of St. Andrews, ScotlandUniversity of Virginia University of WashingtonVanderbilt UniversityVillanova UniversityVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityWake Forest UniversityWashington and Lee UniversityWashington University in St. LouisWellesley CollegeWilliams CollegeWofford CollegeXavier UniversityYale UniversityWHERE WE GO