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About Our Department

Discover the vibrant spectrum of social studies courses available at Alvord High School! 


Our curriculum encompasses U.S. History, World History, American Government, and Economics, each offering a unique lens through which students can explore the complexities of human society and the forces that have shaped our world.


In U.S. History, students embark on a captivating journey through the annals of American heritage, tracing the pivotal moments and movements that have defined our nation's identity. (US History is a junior year course.)


In World History, we invite students to embark on a global odyssey, traversing continents and epochs to uncover the interconnected narratives of civilizations past and present. (World History is a sophomore year course.)


Our American Government course empowers students to grasp the principles and practices of governance, fostering civic literacy and an understanding of the democratic processes that underpin society. (American Government is a senior year course.)


Our Economics class delve into the intricacies of financial systems, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to navigate the economic landscape with confidence and insight.  (Economics is a senior year course.)


At Alvord High School, our dedicated educators are committed to fostering a dynamic learning environment where students are encouraged to think critically, engage with diverse perspectives, and cultivate a deeper understanding of the world around them. 
Join us as we embark on an enriching educational journey that transcends boundaries and illuminates the past to shape the future.